Japanese Stewartia

Stewartia pseudocamellia

  • Size: 15’-30’ Tall and 15’-25’ Wide
  • Growth Habit: Pyramidal
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Soil Requirements:  Moist but well drained soils
  • Appeal:  The Japanese Stewartia is an excellent flowering tree to add to the landscape. White cup shaped flower blooms with orange centers emerge in late spring or early summer. The dark green foliage will change to hues of red and orange during the fall season before losing its leaves for winter. Japanese Stewartia has interesting bark with exfoliating or peeling habit to reveal shades of green, tan, and browns that adds to this tree’s overall value.