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Camellia oleifera

Family: Theaceae

Native to: China, Indochina

Sentiments: excellence and steadfastness, my destiny is in your hands


Type: tree

Form: erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 23 feet

Max width: 16.4 feet


white/off white




Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: part shade

Landscape uses: flower fragrant, hedge or edging, screen

Propagates by: seed

flowers in winter

Soil acidity: slightly acidic

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: 0 to +30 °F

Water: moderate, regular