Details
'Adolphe Audusson' is a large shrub of fairly compact growth with rich red, semi-double flowers 10-12cm in width, with yellow stamens.

Hardiness
H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)

Aspect

North-facing or South-facing or East-facing or West-facing

Exposure
Sheltered

Moisture

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil

Loam, Clay, Sand

pH

Acid, Neutral
 

Size
Ultimate height
4-8 metres
Ultimate spread
4-8 metres
Time to ultimate height
10-20 years
 

How to grow
Cultivation
Grow in fertile acid or neutral soils in a part shady situation sheltered from cold winds, early morning sun and late frosts. For container cultivation use a lime-free medium. See camellia cultivation
Propagation
Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings of the current years growth from late summer to late winter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders Architectural City & Courtyard Gardens

How to care
Pruning
Pruning group 8
Pests
Can get aphids, cushion scale and vine weevil
Diseases
May be affected by honey fungus, phytophthora root rot, camellia gall, camellia yellow mottle virus and the flowers may be infected by camellia petal blight

Info. courtesy of the RHS

Camellia Jap. Adolphe Audusson

£13.20Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ