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Camellia x williamsii 'E.T.R. Carlyon' (Camellia 'E.T.R. Carlyon')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
4m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Camellia x williamsii 'E.T.R. Carlyon'

Other names

Camellia 'E.T.R. Carlyon', Camellia x williamsii 'E T R Carlyon'

Genus

Camellia Camellia

Variety or Cultivar

'E.T.R. Carlyon' _ 'E.T.R. Carlyon' is a vigorous, upright evergreen shrub with ovate, glossy, dark green leaves and semi-double, white flowers in late winter or early spring.


Camellia x williamsii 'E.T.R. Carlyon' is: Evergreen

Habit

Upright, Bushy

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Spring; White in Winter

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Vine weevil , Aphids Vine weevil , Aphids

Camellia gall , Camellia petal blight Camellia gall , Camellia petal blight

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 8

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Camellia x williamsii 'E.T.R. Carlyon' (Camellia 'E.T.R. Carlyon') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Wallside and trellises, Low Maintenance, City, Architectural

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained, acid soil in partial or full shade. maintain a bark or leaf mould mulch. Needs shelter from cold, drying winds and early morning sun. Late frosts and cold wind may damage buds and flowers. Suitable for woodland settings.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Camellia x williamsii 'E.T.R. Carlyon'

Other names

Camellia 'E.T.R. Carlyon', Camellia x williamsii 'E T R Carlyon'

Genus

Camellia Camellia

Variety or Cultivar

'E.T.R. Carlyon' _ 'E.T.R. Carlyon' is a vigorous, upright evergreen shrub with ovate, glossy, dark green leaves and semi-double, white flowers in late winter or early spring.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Upright, Bushy

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Winter

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Vine weevil , Aphids

Specific diseases

Camellia gall , Camellia petal blight

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 8

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Camellia x williamsii 'E.T.R. Carlyon' (Camellia 'E.T.R. Carlyon') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Wallside and trellises, Low Maintenance, City, Architectural

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained, acid soil in partial or full shade. maintain a bark or leaf mould mulch. Needs shelter from cold, drying winds and early morning sun. Late frosts and cold wind may damage buds and flowers. Suitable for woodland settings.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8

Defra's Risk register #1

Plant name

Camellia x williamsii 'E.T.R. Carlyon' (Camellia 'E.T.R. Carlyon')

Common pest name

Japanese long scale; Japanese maple scale; Long scale; Japanese; Pear white scale

Scientific pest name

Lopholeucaspis japonica

Type

Insect

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

2

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

4

General biosecurity comments

Regulated only on Citrus at present; regulation on other hosts needs to be considered. Only likely to be a pest under glass in UK.

Defra's Risk register #2

Plant name

Camellia x williamsii 'E.T.R. Carlyon' (Camellia 'E.T.R. Carlyon')

Common pest name

pink wax scale; red was scale; ruby wax scale

Scientific pest name

Ceroplastes rubens

Type

Insect

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

General biosecurity comments

Based on its biology and low potential impact continued action on this pest in the UK would not be considered appropriate. It is likely to be of more concern to southern Member States of the EU; as it is an economic pest of citrus.

Defra's Risk register #3

Plant name

Camellia x williamsii 'E.T.R. Carlyon' (Camellia 'E.T.R. Carlyon')

Common pest name

Polyphagous shot hole borer

Scientific pest name

Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (Euwallacea sp.)

Type

Insect

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

2

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

General biosecurity comments

A disease complex involving an ambrosia beetle and fungus; present in South California and Israel; which could affect English oak and other broad leaved species if introduced to UK. Climate is likely to be a limiting factor regarding establishment. Watching brief needed on pest spread into areas with cooler climates and to be added to the EPPO Alert List in response to threat to Southern Europe. A UK PRA will help inform the case for EU regulation.

About this section

Our plants are under greater threat than ever before. There is increasing movement of plants and other material traded from an increasing variety of sources. This increases the chances of exotic pests arriving with imported goods and travellers, as well as by natural means. Shoot is working with Defra to help members to do their part in preventing the introduction and spread of invasive risks.

Traveling or importing plants? Please read "Don't risk it" advice here

Suspected outbreak? Click here for contact details to report to the relevant authority.

Date updated: 7th March 2019 For more information visit: https://planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk/

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