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Stewartia koreana /Korean Stewartia

Stewartia koreana   / Stewartia koreana
Foliage and white flower bud
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Foliage and white flower bud

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Foliage and interesting bark of trunk

Striking bark of tree trunk

Upright growing tree with dark green foliage

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Scientific Name: Stewartia koreana
Common Name: Korean Stewartia
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Landscape Categories: Plants for Autumn Color
Comments: Foliage may have yellow, orange and/or red autumn color. Outer bark a striking steel gray, brown and orange-brown that flakes off in irregular pieces and shapes. Bark underneath is very smooth. Blooms in summer when most other trees are done. Used for lawn and specimen tree.