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Kitadani-no-tō-tsubaki

Last Updated:2022/4/14 9:01:37 By:Sueo Takano
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Id:ICR-9787

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1972

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata 'Kitadani-no-tō-tsubaki'

Chinese Name:きただにのとうつばき

Japanese Name:北谷のトウツバキ

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» English Description

Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, 1972, p.367: From Fuku’oka Prefecture, Dazai-fu Machie, Kitadani; owner Tamura Seishi, but the his­tory is unknown. However the age of the tree is estimated at 500-600 years, height about 8 M, trunk 70 cm girth at 50 cm above ground. It is said to be the largest and oldest Japanese To-tsub­aki (C.reticulata) The plant is in a Dazai-fu Manor with Chinese connections and was probably, originally an import from China. The present flowers are, at times, variegated with white on red but, in olden times, they were larger and, it is said, not variegated.

» Japanese Description

講談社 1975年 《現代椿集》 P.367.  福岡 福岡県大宰府町北谷の田村正嗣の所有するもので、来歴は不明であるが、推定樹齢500~600年、高さ約8m、地上50cmの幹周70cmで、日本最大、最古のトウツバキである。  文/箕田

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