Stewartia pseudocamellia

Japanese Stewartia

Deciduous Tree

Japanese Stewartia (Stewartia pseudocamellia) is a wonderful garden-sized tree with all-season appeal; exfoliating winter bark, fabulous fall color and summertime bloom. An excellent choice when you're in a small garden and you don't have room for very many trees. 

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even


Size: 144 - 180 tall x 60 - 96 wide
Shape / Form: Upright
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attractive Bark or Stem, Fall Color, Flowers, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Red Orange, Reliable Fall Color, Red, Orange

Flower Color: White
Bloom Season: Summer
Flower Shape: Single

Fruit Description: Mutli-color, Tan

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden, Once-a-Year Maintenance

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: canopy
Plant Behavior: Slow Growing, Well Behaved / Companionable
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Great Plant Pick, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos