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Nuccio's Pearl Camellia - 3 Gallon Pot
Sure to add an elegant formal appearance to the garden, the large and perfectly formed fully double flowers of Nuccio's Pearl Camellia are packed with pearl-white petals edged in a variation of pink shades. Get all the details below!

Nuccio's Pearl Camellia - 3 Gallon Pot

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SIZE: 3 GALLON POT
Quantity Price Each
1 $68.97
2+ $64.83

Nuccio's Pearl Camellia Japonica
Camellia japonica 'Nuccio's Pearl'

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 7a-9b  Find Your Zone

Note:  For our customers who live and garden north of USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 7a, where this Camellia variety is not reliably winter hardy, you'll be happy to know it can be grown in containers that can be brought indoors during winter and placed back outside when temperatures warm up in spring.



Special Attributes

Sure to add an elegant formal appearance to the garden, the large and perfectly formed fully double flowers of Nuccio's Pearl Camellia are packed with pearl-white petals edged in a variation of pink shades. Its lustrous deep-green leaves provide the perfect backdrop for the gorgeous flowers.




Landscape & Garden Uses

Growing 6 to 8 feet tall and 6 to 8 feet wide, Nuccio's Pearl can be grown as a shrub or small tree. As a shrub, it is ideal for use as a specimen, in groupings or as a hedge or background plant in partially shaded landscape borders and is especially nice as a corner plant or espalier (trained to grow flat against a wall) in home foundation plantings. As this camellia grows taller lower branches can be removed to form a small evergreen tree that serves well as a highly attractive focal point specimen in landscape borders and home foundation plantings. A fine addition to camellia gardens, pink theme gardens, cottage gardens, and cut flower gardens. Also suitable for containers that can be brought indoors during winter by those who live  and garden above USDA Zone 7a, where this variety is not reliably winter hardy. Find Your Zone

Suggested Spacing:  5 to 6 feet apart for solid hedge; 12 feet or more apart for space between plants




Cultural Preferences

Camellia adapt well to various soil types however prefer a moist but well-drained acidic soil that is rich in organic matter. Constantly soggy soil is a slow killer. In general, Camellia grows and blooms better in partial shade with some shelter from the hot afternoon sun. Morning sun with afternoon shade or filtered sunlight is perfect. All-day filtered sun is fine.




Helpful Articles

Click on a link below to find helpful advice from our experts on how to plant, fertilize, prune and water Camellias...


*Espalier (pronounced: ih-spal-yay) ...an ornamental shrub or tree that has been trained to grow flat against a wall, fence, or other vertical, flat surface.




Plant Details

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 7a-9b  Find Your Zone
Plant Type:  Evergreen Flowering Shrub
Species:  Japonica (Winter, Spring blooming)
Height at Maturity:  6-8' depending on pruning
Width at Maturity:  6-8' depending on pruning
Spacing:  5-6' for solid hedges; 12'+ for space between
Flower Color:  White with Pink edges
Flower Size:  Large, 4"
Flowering Period:  Late Winter, Early Spring
Flower Type:  Formal Double
Fragrant Flowers:  No
Foliage Color:  Dark Green
Fragrant Foliage:  No
Berries:  No
Berry Color:  NA
Attracts:  Visual Attention
Sun Needs:  Morning Sun with Afternoon Shade or Filtered Sun, All Day Filtered Sun
Water Needs:  Average, Lower when established
Soil Type:  Clay (amended), Loam, Sand (amended), Silt 
Soil Moisture / Drainage:  Well Drained Moist
Soil pH:  5.0 - 6.5 (Acid)
Maintenance / Care:  Low
Resistances:  Deer, Drought (when established), Heat, Humidity
Intolerances:  Direct Afternoon Sun, Constantly Soggy Soil



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