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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
camellia 'Nuccio's Gem'
Camellia are evergreen shrubs with simple, ovate, glossy, leathery leaves and showy flowers with solitary or clustered flowers early in the year
'Nuccio's Gem' has a compact, upright habit and white formal double flowers which can be up to 10cm across
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile acid or neutral soils, rich in organic matter with a mulch of bark chips or other organic material. For container cultivation use a lime free medium and keep the containers outdoors in summer in a shaded site. Further camellia cultivation advice
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests Can get aphids, cushion scale and vine weevil
Flowers may be infected by camellia petal blight
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camellia 'Nuccio's Gem'
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