Reddish pink in Spring
Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Scale insects , Vine weevil
May be susceptible to a virus.
Requires little pruning. Deadheading and the removal of dead, diseased, or damaged branches should be done after flowering.
WHERE TO GROW
Camellia japonica ‘Doctor King’ (Camellia ‘Doctor King’) will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.
Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises
Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained acid soil in a sheltered position. Protect emerging buds and flowers from cold, dry winds and early morning sun. Fertilise in mid-spring and early summer. If grown in a container, use ericaceous compost.
Clay, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Partial Shade, Full Shade