University of Rhode Island

Stewartia pseudocamellia

Japanese Stewartia

Small to medium sized tree with colorful exfoliating bark. White fragrant flowers bloom mid to late summer. Dark green leaves may have yellow, red, or purplish red fall color. Prefers moist acidic soil, full sun to partial shade. 20-40’ x 10-25’.

Image courtesy of Oregon State University

Image courtesy of Dr. Mark Brand, UCONN

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