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Enjoy an evergreen garden with a rich display of dense foliage and magnificent pink buds that open to pure white, semi double blooms. The Camellia Sasanqua 'Pure Silk' is a strong, upright growing shrub that is long living and can grow into a small tree. It makes a wonderful hedge or espalier. If you have slightly acidic soil, this is the plant for you.
|Size — 190mm|
|Colour — White|
|Growth Width — 4m|
|Growth Height — 6m|
|Flower Colour — Pink, White|
|Flowering Period — March, April, May, June|
|Light Requirements — Full sun|
|Soil Requirements — Special potting mix, Well drained soil|
You can plant your Camellia at any time of the year, however the best time is in late winter. Choose an outdoor spot with partial shade. Your Camellia will do well in slightly acidic soil. Do not add lime to your soil.
Always keep your Camellia plant moist, especially in hot and dry weather. Use compost and mulch around the plant to keep its shallow roots cool and moist. Be sure to keep the mulch away from the trunk to avoid any potential rot.
You can lightly trim the tips of your Camellia plant during spring to shape or thin out its branches. This will also keep leaves dense and compact.
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