How to grow Camellia Japonica

Camellia Japonica grow and care – shrub or small tree of the genus Camellia and also known as Japanese camellia, Camellia Japonica perennial evergreen plant used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropical, temperate or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-10.

Leaves color green in ovate shape with straight to denticulate margin,

Camellia Japonica flower

Flower color white, pink, red or more than one color on the flower and can be from simple flower multi petal full flower.

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How to grow Camellia Japonica growing and care:

Rich soil, moist, acid, mulch

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easy to do shoot or cutting

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:

Pests and diseases:
Crown gall, black rot, leaf spot, ghost moth

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
For design

Size of the plant?
1-5 m, 3-15 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Autumn / Winter / Spring

General information about the flower
White, pink, red or more than one color on the flower and can be from simple flower multi petal full flower.

Scientific name:

Camellia Japonica

How to grow Camellia Japonica

Camellia Japonica plant care

Camellia Japonica

Camellia Japonica flower

Camellia Japonica plant


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Winter flowers
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • Red flower
  • White flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Floristry
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9