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Fir Cone

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1945

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Fir Cone'

Chinese Name:棕树果

Japanese Name



Fircone  SCCS., 1947, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature. Orthographic variant for Fir Cone.

Fire Cone  Holden, 1956, American Camellia Yearbook, p.228. Orthographic error for Fir Cone.

Firecone  Mark S. Cannon Scion Catalogue, 1962, p.4. Orthographic error for Fir Cone.

Yansongguo  Gao, Jiyin Ltr, 5 November 1991. Chinese synonym for the USA C.japonica Fir Cone.


» English Description

Rhodelia Nursery Catalogue, 1945: A miniature rose form, blood red, double. Flowers mid-season. Originated by Otto Schwabe, Rhodelia Nursery, Oregan, USA. Average flower size is 5.5 cm across with great depth. The orthography ‘Fircone’ was later used by the SCCS, 1947, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature and, under this spelling, the cultivar was registered by the ACS, Reg. No.1768, American Camellia Yearbook, 1981, p.98. See colour plate, p.131, Macoboy, 1981, The Colour Dictionary of Camellias; American Camellia Yearbook, 1983 facing p.95; Front cover, New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, vol XII, No.1, 1981. In 1982 it received the "John A. Taylor Jr. Miniature Award". Orthographic error: ‘Fire Cone’. Sport: Fir Cone Variegated. Chinese synonym ‘Yansongguo’.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》 p.95. Fir Cone棕树果(C.japonica)  红山茶。1945,美国俄勒冈州,Otto Schwabe培育选出。高心玫瑰、鲜红色、迷你(5.5cm)、花期12月、灌木丛状生长、长势强。不同拼音:Fircone。花名:冷杉球果。突变种:Fir Cone VariegatedFir Cone (棕树果)一新竹市茶花产销斑目录,2002-2006,山茶花名录,p.55, F24.


Flower Size5.5-6 cm

Blooming Season1-2 Month United States