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Camellia sasanqua Asakura

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Camellia sasanqua Asakura

CamsasAsa
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
D3
Size: 20cm
Available: 15
$/Unit (EX GST): $22.00 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $24.20 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Camellia sasanqua Asakura TBA

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Dense, Upright

Description:
Camellia sasanquas are popular evergreen shrubs or small trees with small, glossy green foliage and showy flowers. Sasanquas can tolerate more direct sunlight than Camellia japonica. These are long lived, tough and widely used for hedging, as feature plants and for topiary and espalier. Asakura has a dense, upright growth habit and beautiful blooms during the cooler months. Flowers are semi-double to double, outer petals are the palest of pink. Grows up to 4m tall x 1.5m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Bud Drop, Mites, Petal Blight, Rust, Sooty Mould, Thrips

Cultural Notes: Hardy plant with little maintenance required once established if it's basic needs are met. Plant in full sun or part shade. Prefers slightly acidic, humus rich, well drained soils. Feed with a Azalea and Camellia specific fertiliser in spring and mulch well. Prune after flowering.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Theaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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