CAMELLIA JAPONICA - plant generic
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CAMELLIA JAPONICA - info

The camellias are divided for flowering time in the 2 groups. Here are some names:

SPRING BLOOM: Camellia japonica, C. reticulata, C. rosiflora, C. tsaii.

FALL: Camellia sasanqua, C. hiemalis, C. vernalis, C. sinensis (from which leaves and buds we extract the tea), C. lutchuensis, C. transnokoensis, C. vietnamensis, C. petelotii.

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By Camellia (species sinensis) is extracted, the tea beverage through the young leaves.
Needs to acid land.
Light
A lot of light. No direct sun.
Recommended temperature
Can go below 0 °C
Watering
Wait until the ground is dry. To make sure scrape and probe with your fingers a couple of centimetres below the surface of the ground.
Flowering season
February March April
Season of Availability on the market - in Bloom with forced cultivation
January February March April
Name
Given in honor of Georg Joseph Kamel (1661-1706), jesuit missionary, pharmacist and botanist, the first to import the plant from Japan.
Meaning
Read below in the DETAILS.
Origin
Asia
Habitat
Tropical areas
Family
Theaceae

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