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Guoyou 12

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Year Published/Registered2018

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia oleifera 'Guoyou 12'

Chinese Name:国油12

Japanese Name



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Guoyou No.12  (C. oleifera), a new variety authorized by the State Forestry and Grassland Administration of China in 2018, with the variety right number: 20180106. It was bred by Wang Xiangnan, Chen Yongzhong, and Wang Rui from Hunan Academy of Forestry. Leaves elliptical, with fine serrations or blunt teeth on the edges, and apex acuminate, 5.0-7.0 cm long, and 2.5-4.0cm wide. Flowers white, terminal or axillary, solitary, twin or multiple, with 7-10 petals, concave at the apex, and slightly reddish cusps or outside. Flowering period from late October to January of the following year. Capsules oblate, red or yellow-red, with a diameter of 4.4cm and a height of 4.2cm. The average weight of a single fruit is 45g, and the weight can reach 60g. Each fruit has 2-7 seeds. The fresh seed rate of fresh fruits was 42.3%, and the oil content of dry seeds was 33.1%. The fruit ripening period is in late October.

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Flower Size

Blooming Season China