Did you know?
The genus of Japanese Stewartia (Stewartia pseudocamillia) is named after John Stuart, who was a botanist in 16th century Scotland and later became the 3rd Earl of the Isle of Bute.
Up to 50 feet tall
Flowers, Fruit, Foliage
The fruit is a small, hairy, 5-valved capsule. Exfoliating bark adds 4 seasons of interest. White flowers are cup-shaped with orange anthers. Leaves provide a colorful autumn display in shades of yellow, red, and purple.
Pests & Diseases
Great as a specimen or in a border
These small trees are cold hardy, but do not tolerate drought, clay and rocky soils, or variable acidity. Plant in full sun to part shade and water frequently.