Camellia sinensis 'Unryu'

Contorted Tea (Camellia)

Branches

Branches

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Family: Theaceae

Genus: Camellia

Parent: Camellia sinensis

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: 4 to 6' tall

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Curly branches and some slightly twisted leaves. Upright form. Prune out any reverting branches. Small white flowers, not particularly showy.

History: 

Originated in China.

Other Cultivars: 

My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant in February 2011 from Nurseries Carolinina and planted it on the side of the garage.


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