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Camellia sasanqua cv YULITIDE

Camellia sasanqua cv YULITIDE

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Plant Description

Camellia sasanqua 'Yuletide' is a captivating cultivar renowned for its vibrant red flowers and glossy evergreen foliage. Here's a description of its characteristics:

  • Flowers: 'Yuletide' produces abundant, single, or semi-double flowers that are a brilliant shade of red. The blooms typically feature golden stamens at the center, adding to their visual appeal. They appear in late autumn to early winter, providing a festive splash of color during the holiday season.

  • Foliage: The foliage of 'Yuletide' is dark green, glossy, and evergreen, providing year-round interest in the garden. The leaves are lance-shaped and arranged alternately along the stems, creating a dense backdrop for the striking flowers.

  • Growth Habit: This cultivar typically grows as a compact and upright shrub, reaching heights of up to 6-10 feet (1.8-3 meters) tall and 4-6 feet (1.2-1.8 meters) wide. It has a moderate growth rate and forms a dense canopy of foliage, making it suitable for use as a specimen plant, hedge, or container plant.

  • Blooming Season: 'Yuletide' blooms profusely in late autumn to early winter, typically from November to February, depending on the climate. The flowers are long-lasting and provide a cheerful display when many other plants are dormant.

  • Cultural Requirements: Camellia sasanqua 'Yuletide' thrives in partial shade to full sun and prefers well-drained, acidic soil. It benefits from regular watering to keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Mulching around the base of the plant helps retain moisture and suppress weeds.

  • Uses: This cultivar is often used as an ornamental plant in gardens, where its vibrant red flowers add a festive touch to the landscape. It can be planted as a specimen shrub, in mixed borders, or used to create hedges or screens. 'Yuletide' also makes an excellent container plant for patios, decks, or entryways.

                IMPORTANT: Please be aware that picture 1 show flower of adult plant not for sale, picture 2 show and example plant like the one you will receive.

                Pictures of this plant were taken on , please keep on mind that the plant may have grown since pictured.Also be aware that most plants change across seasons. If present foliage could have been fallen or change in its color.

                Botanical family: Theaceae

                Botanical genus: Camellia

                Botanical species: Camellia sasanqua


                Cultivating Camellia sasanqua cv YULITIDE successfully requires attention to several key factors, including planting
                location, soil preparation, watering, fertilizing, pruning, and pest control. Here are some tips to help you grow healthy and beautiful Camellia sasanqua cv YULITIDE plants:

                : Choose a partially shaded location for your Camellia sasanqua cv YULITIDE. Morning sun with dappled shade in the afternoon is ideal. Protect them fromstrong winds, which can damage their delicate flowers and foliage. Ensure there is good air circulation around the plants to prevent fungal diseases.

                Soil Preparation: Camellias prefer well-draining, acidic soil with a pH between 5.5 and 6.5. Amend heavy clay soils with organic matter such as compost or peat moss to improve drainage and soil structure. Avoid planting in areas prone to waterlogging, as excessive moisture can lead to root rot.

                Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged, especially during the growing season and dry periods. Water deeply to encourage deep root growth, but avoid waterlogging the soil. Mulch around the base of the plant to help retain soil
                moisture and suppress weeds.

                Fertilizing: Fertilize Camellia sasanqua cv YULITIDE in spring after flowering and again in late summer to early fall. Use a slow-release, acid-forming fertilizer specifically formulated for camellias orrhododendrons. Avoid fertilizers high in nitrogen, as excessive nitrogen can lead to lush foliage growth at the expense of flowers.

                Pruning: Prune Camellia sasanqua cv YULITIDE immediately after flowering to shape the plant and remove dead or diseased branches. Avoid heavy pruning, as camellias form flower buds on the previous season's growth. Remove any crossing or crowded branches to improve air circulation and preventdisease.

                Pest and Disease Control: Keep an eye out for common pests such as aphids, scale insects, and spider mites, and treat them promptly with insecticidal soap or horticultural oil. Monitor for fungal diseases such as camellia leaf spot, powdery mildew, and petal blight, and treat with fungicides as needed. Proper sanitation, such as removing fallen leaves and debris, can help prevent the spread of disease.

                1. Winter Protection: In colder climates, provide winter protection by covering plants with frost cloth or moving container-grown plants to a sheltered location. Avoid pruning in late summer or fall, as this can stimulate new growth that may be vulnerable to frost damage.

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                Pot Size: 18 cm

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