Plant Catalog - CAMELLIA JAPONICA NUCCIO'S GEM
CAMELLIA JAPONICA NUCCIO'S GEM
Camellia japonica 'Nuccio's Gem'
Nuccio's Gem Camellia
An understory evergreen shrub with a dense, upright growth habit. Flowers are large to midsize, double, and formal. Petals are serene white. Blooms from January to March in California. Leaves are glossy, dark green, and have finely serrated edges. Can tolerate full shade. Needs acidic soil, pH 5.1 - 6.0.
USDA zones: 7 - 9
Sunset zones: 4 - 9, 12, 14 - 24, H1
Mature size: 6 - 12 feet high and wide
Light needs: filtered shade
Water needs: moderate to regular water