Camellia sasanqua
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Camellia sasanqua

Sasanqua camellia

  family theaceae 
  genus camellia 

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Genus  Camellia Species  sasanqua Variety  Cultivar  Common names  Sasanqua camellia Family  THEACEAE Specimen number  S11161 Data source  HtZn p89;Frgnt p204
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Various Life span    Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Various Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  6' - 10' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Light shade Water  Moist, well drained Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Soil pH 05-06 USDA hardiness  USDA zones 07a-11 AHS heat zones  Heat zones 10-03 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Camellia sasanqua has leaves that are mildly perfume scented. Sasanqua camellia can survive cold winter nights that go as low as 0� Fahrenheit. This plant needs summer days with high heat. Light shade is needed for this species to do its best. It likes moist, well drained soils.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  sweet aroma when dried Fragrance parts  Leaves Fragrance intensity  Mild Fragrance category  Perfume Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  Camellia sasanqua probably originates from China and Japan.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Flowers: Camellia sasanqua has 2" to 3" blossoms with ruffled edges. The flowers are typically of a red color, with an accent in yellow.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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