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Camellia sasanqua Slim N Trim

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Camellia sasanqua Slim N Trim TBA

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

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

Densely foliaged Camellia with a narrow, upright habit. Bright lipstick pink single flowers cover the glossy foliage from late autumn and throughout winter. Great for hedging. Foliage turns deep plum coloured in autumn.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Bud Drop, Generally trouble free, Sooty Mould, Thrips

Cultural Notes: Prefers well drained, slightly acidic soil. Plant in a sunny to partly shaded position. Water well, quite drought tolerant once established. Will benefit from a deep water in hot, dry weather. Mulch well. Trim to shape in spring. Fertilise late spring and summer with a specific Camellia fertiliser.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Theaceae Asia

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