Sasanqua Asakura

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Camellia Sasanqua Askura

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  • Features showy white flowers, buttery yellow centers
  • Winter blooms, adds colour and vibrancy during cold periods
  • Ideal for narrow garden beds or fence line planting
  • Beautiful extended flowering season
  • Easy to care for with great longevity
  • Thrives in full sun location

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Description

Camellia Sasanqua Asakura features a snowy white flower with a buttery yellow center. A classic and timeless variety of the Camellia Sasanqua family. With a narrow mature width of 1 – 2 meters, Sweet Jane is ideal for creating flowering evergreen screening along house and fence lines or for planting in narrow garden beds. Ideal for garden planting or planter pots, making them a suitable option for courtyard or paved gardens.

 

Product Specifications

  • Common Name: Camellia Sasanqua “Asakura”
  • Form: Upright, compact
  • Decious / Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Uses: Feature / Specimen, hedging, evergreen screening, narrow garden beds
  • Mature Height: 3 meters tall
  • Mature Width: 1-2 meters
  • Position: Full Sun – partial shade
  • Flower Colour: Snowy white flowers with yellow center
  • Flowering Period: Autumn – Winter months, extended flowering season
  • Soil Type: Thrives in well-draining, well-fertilized soil.
  • Water Requirements: Low – medium
  • Maintenance Level: Medium – benefits from gentle prune and fertalizer
  • Planter Suitability: Yes, ensure adequate room for growth
  • Native: No

 

Commonly Asked Questions

When does Asakura Camellia flower?

Asakura have an extended flowering season from Autumn through to early Winter. Deadheading camellias is optional and mainly done for cosmetic reasons. If you enjoy the appearance of a clean and tidy plant, you can remove spent flowers, but it’s not essential for the health or future blooming of the camellia.

 

How far apart do I plant for a screening hedge?

Around 1.2-1.8m apart for a hedge is ideal. Apply a layer of mulch around the base of the plants to help retain moisture, suppress weeds, and maintain a consistent soil temperature. Understand that it may take some time for the camellias to grow and fill in the hedge. Be patient, and as the plants mature, they will create a dense and attractive hedge.

 

When should I fertalise my camellias?

The best time to fertilize camellias is in late winter or early spring, just before the growing season begins. Fertilizing at this time provides nutrients to support new growth and flower development. It’s essential to use a balanced fertilizer specifically formulated for acid-loving plants, as camellias prefer acidic soil. Additionally, follow the recommended dosage on the fertilizer package to avoid over-fertilizing, which can harm the plants.