About Korean stewartia
Stewartia pseudocamellia is a flowering tree in the tea family. It has smaller flowers but more attractive bark than most stewartia. It is upright when young and oval to pyramidal as it ages. It can be single or multi-trunked. It likes acid loam that is well-drained and has high organic matter.
Also known as
Korean stewartia, Japanese stewartia and deciduous camellia
How to care for Korean stewartia
Korean stewartia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Korean stewartia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Korean stewartia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Korean stewartia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.