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Flowering in Apr, Feb, Mar
Acidic, Clay, Well-drained
Height (when grown)
Hardy (Cold winter)
Susan Stone has an upright shape with dark shiny evergreen leaves and very beautiful pale pink medium sized formal double flowers from February to April. A very special camellia growing to a height and width of around 2-3m x 1-1.2m.
Camellias like an ACID moist well-drained humas rich soil (Use ericaceous compost for container-grown trees) Fully hardy but should be planted in partial shade, (not east facing) protected from cold dry winds and early morning sun.
Care should be taken to prevent damage to emerging buds and flowers by cold winds and early morning frost. Water plants in dry weather to prevent buds from dropping. (Do not over water) Apply a balanced liquid fertiliser in mid-spring and again in June. Top dress annually with well- rotted leaf mould or with something similar. Nip off dead flowers…
Pruning is not necessary but if needed, trim lightly after flowering.
Cultivation: Gardens & containers, near to home to enjoy the flowers
Soil: Ericaceous compost, acid soil
Position: Partial shade, Protect from cold winds, early morning sun and frost. Not east facing.
Foliage: Shiny evergreen leaves
Flowering: Pale pink formal double flowers in February/April
Habit: Compact, upright growth
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Growth: Fairly vigorous
Benefits to Wildlife: –
Height & Spread in Maturity: 3 -2.5m x 1.5m
The tree is watered before being carefully packed by one of our experienced staff on site. It comes in a cardboard box lined with straw. (We try to use as much recycling material as possible) The box is addressed to the customer or a specified name and address and sent out overnight delivery to arrive on requested dates.
Please note the size of the tree that you are ordering, as our trees are provided for our clients to plant themselves, which may appear at a small size rather than the fully grown tree as shown in the photos.
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