Pot Size: 7.5 litre
Description: From one of our seed collections gathered close to the Chinese border in the very north of Vietnam with Peter Wharton in the autumn of 2007. When we and a Vietnamese taxonomist (as our guest) organised the first expedition to this new area which had not been botanised before. Where we found this Asian genus, only recently segregated from Gordonia a close relative of Camellia which it has a close affinity to, but on a larger scale. Worthy of being grown for its handsome foliage alone, which are to 25cm (10") long in this collection, exceptionally glossy and thick, while serrated in the upper half of the oblong-elliptic leaves. ..................... Oops out of space please read on next description >> continued
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