Simply Trees

Red Camellia

Ships October 15th

Size
$108.00
 
Once a weekPartial shadeDeer resistantFall to winter
 
  • At maturity, it reaches an average height of 6 to 12 feet and width of 5 to 10 feet, creating an impressive focal point in any garden or landscape
  • The Red Camellia's glossy, dark green foliage provides a striking backdrop for its vibrant flowers, adding year-round interest to your outdoor space
 

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With the Red Camellia, expect a magnificent display of deep red blooms, bringing vibrancy and beauty to your garden or landscape. This evergreen shrub offers year-round appeal, thanks to its glossy foliage and the striking contrast provided by its richly colored flowers. Be prepared to be captivated by the elegance and grace of the Red Camellia as it becomes the centerpiece of your outdoor oasis, attracting admiration from all who encounter it.

Growth rate: Reaches an average height of 6-12 ft and width of 5-10 ft at maturity

Please note: Images on our website depict plants and trees at full maturity to showcase their expected grown characteristics. These images are illustrative examples only and do not represent the size of plants or trees upon delivery.

Pruning: The Red Camellia typically requires minimal pruning to maintain its natural form and beauty. Remove any dead or damaged branches as needed, but avoid extensive pruning that may impact flower production. Prune immediately after flowering to encourage new growth and shape the plant if desired.

Fertilization: Feed the Red Camellia in early spring, before new growth emerges, with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer specifically formulated for acid-loving plants. Follow the package instructions for application rates and frequency. Avoid over-fertilization, as it may lead to excessive foliage growth at the expense of flower production.

Winter Protection: In zones 5-10, the Red Camellia demonstrates excellent cold hardiness. However, in colder regions, provide protection from harsh winter winds and freezing temperatures by mulching the base of the plant with a layer of organic material, such as straw or wood chips. This will insulate the roots and prevent frost damage.


When planting the Red Camellia, choose a location that offers partial shade to protect the delicate blooms from harsh sun exposure. Ensure the soil is well-draining and enriched with organic matter. Dig a hole that is slightly larger and wider than the root ball. Gently place the plant in the hole, ensuring it is at the same level as it was in the nursery container. Backfill the hole with soil, firming it gently around the roots. Water thoroughly after planting to settle the soil and provide initial hydration. If planting in a pot, select a container with good drainage and use a high-quality potting mix formulated for acid-loving plants.

The Red Camellia thrives in partial shade, with protection from intense afternoon sun. Provide filtered sunlight or dappled shade for best results. When it comes to watering, ensure the soil is consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water deeply and thoroughly, allowing the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings. During hot, dry spells, increase watering frequency to prevent drought stress.

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We have perfected packaging and shipping plants & trees! That is why we DO NOT use any third-party fulfillment like most other online retailers. Your trees go straight from our farm to your door, safely packaged by our team of seasoned professionals. Our process ensures your plants leave our facility and arrive to your door in the best condition possible!

In cases of extreme cold or hot weather, we may temporarily delay shipping to ensure the well-being of your plants. Our primary focus is on delivering healthy and thriving plants to you. Rest assured, we'll make every effort to notify you of any delays promptly.

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USDA GROW ZONE:

Zones 7-9

The Red Camellia (Camellia japonica) is well-suited for USDA hardiness zones 7-9. It exhibits excellent adaptability within these zones and thrives in temperate climates with mild winters and moderate humidity.

Our Process

We have perfected packaging and shipping plants & trees! That is why we DO NOT use any third-party fulfillment like most other online retailers. Your trees go straight from our farm to your door, safely packaged by our team of seasoned professionals. Our process ensures your plants leave our facility and arrive to your door in the best condition possible!