Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Camellia pitardii.
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Cuttings of almost ripe wood, 10 - 15cm with a heel, August/September in a shaded frame. High percentage but slow. Cuttings of firm wood, 7 - 10cm with a heel, end of June in a frame. Keep in a cool greenhouse for the first year.Leaf-bud cuttings, July/August in a frame.
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Prefers a wet summer and a cool but not very frosty dry winter. Plants are not very self-compatible, self-fertilized flowers produce few seeds and these are of low viability. This species is closely related to C. reticulata.This plant is sometimes cultivated in Asia for the edible oil in its seed.
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