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Chōju

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Id:ICR-24274

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1999

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Chōju'

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Japanese Name

Meaning:Longevity

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Chōju. (Longevity) (C.hybrid) from Ehime Pref,. Tsubaki No.38, Japan Camellia Society in 1999. Seed parent C.japonica Osaraku, pollen parent C.granthamiana. Pink, yellowish in the center, single, flat, medium size, petal shapes unequal, early blooming. Leaves resembling but smaller than those of C.granthamiana. Tree upright growth, vigorous. Cold hardiness relatively low. Originated by Hiroyasu Watanabe in 1997

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