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Ternstroemia gymnanthera

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Japanese Ternstroemia is a plant which belongs to the Ternstroemia genus.

Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Floral white. When mature, blooms are roughly 1.5 cm (that's 0.58 inches in imperial) in diameter. The mature flowers take a single form, with an approximate petal count of 6. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Scarlet. Leaves appear approximately as a   UP Forest green and   Cadmium red

Japanese Ternstroemia grows as an evergreen and is an ornamental. Being an evergreen plant, it will keep its leaves throughout the year.

Normally reaching to a mature height of 9.91 feet (3.05 metres). This plant tends to bloom in early summer, followed by first harvests in early autumn.

Japan is believed to be where Japanese Ternstroemia originates from.

As Japanese Ternstroemia is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Japanese Ternstroemia have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Japanese Ternstroemia

  • Partial Sun

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun / full sun and remember to water moderately. The USDA Zones typically associated with Japanese Ternstroemia are Zone 7 and Zone 11. Ensure your soil is loamy, sandy and clay and has a ph of between 5.1 and 6.5 as Japanese Ternstroemia is a weakly acidic soil loving plant. Keep in mind when planting that Japanese Ternstroemia is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

See our list of companion Plants for Japanese Ternstroemia to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Japanese Ternstroemia from seed

Transplanting Japanese Ternstroemia

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Japanese Ternstroemia is a hardy plant.

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Other names for Japanese Ternstroemia

Ternstroemia japonica, Taonabo japonica, Cleyera gymnanthera

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