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Kramers Camellia

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Some camellias can be fickle... you never know if you're going to get full blooms or not. However, the Kramer's Supreme Camellia is extremely reliable, producing wonderful red blooms from January through March in most parts of the country.

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Kramers Camellia

Baseball Sized Blooms on a Stadium Sized Camellia

Size:  3 Gallon

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Planting Mix for All Plants
Planting Mix

Helps your Kramers Camellia get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Specially developed for plants that need a low pH. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels for acid loving plants. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.


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Kramers Camellia
Transplant Fertilizer
DIEHARD™ Transplant

Get your new plants off to the right start by using DIEHARD™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much need nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.


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• Red blooms emerge in early spring 
• Kramer’s Supreme is a moderately fast growing Camellia 
• Evergreen foliage makes a perfect privacy screen 

Kramer’s Supreme is a very large and showy camellia... blooming from January to April. 

This colorful hedge thrives in adverse conditions... which allows for less maintenance and a hassle free shrub that will perform year after year. It's known for its reliability and consistency. 

The large size of Kramer’s Supreme Camellia allows it to be utilized as either a privacy screen or hedge row. With a mature size of 8 ft. tall, you are sure to cover any unsightly area. 

When planting in groups, space 4 feet apart... and you'll soon have a living, blooming privacy hedge. 

Plant Kramer’s Camellia around the foundation of your home, or even in containers. This beauty will definitely let you know spring has arrived.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




Growing Zones: 7-10

Mature Height: 6-8 ft.
Mature Width: 6-8 ft.
Sunlight: Full - Partial
Soil Conditions: Adaptable
Drought Tolerance: Very Good
Botanical Name: Camellia japonica 'Kramer's Supreme'
Does not ship to: AZ, TN, TX
Growing Zones 7-10
This plant is generally recommended for zones: 7-10
(blue area above)

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It's Easy to Plant your Kramers Camellia


Step 1 - Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Kramers Camellia.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.



Step 2 - Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Kramers Camellia gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Kramers Camellia again after the transplant is complete.

To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.

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Does this Camellia have a fragrance?
Claire on Jun 9, 2014
Best Answer: I did not smell any fragrance this year. Mine have only been planted for a year and they did bloom this year but appeared to dry out before they completed bloom. The weather make have been a factor to this because it got colder than normal. They come packaged well was about three feet by one which I was expecting them to be a little wider. I have five and they are still not much wider or taller in a year time. I have other camellia that bloom in the fall and they have not fragrance. I know they do not grow very fast. but when they do they give lots of blooms. I order the Kramers Camellia because they bloom late January early February I am hoping for the same amount of blooms from these in five of six years.
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wanted to plant it in large pot in morning sun. can i train it and trim it to look like a tree?
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Due to cold weather in some parts of the country, we have suspended shipping to the areas that are shaded on the map below. Please view the diagram to determine if your area has been affected. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 2, 3 or 4. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date. If you live in a shaded area but wish to receive your product(s) now, please visit our contact us page here or call a customer service rep toll free at 888-504-2001.

  Zone Shipping Resumes
  Zone 2 May 1st
  Zone 3 May 1st
  Zone 4 May 1st
  Zone 5 April 13th
How do I Request a Different Ship Date?

Call us at 888-504-2001, email us or enter your requested ship date in our shopping cart next to the billing information section. 

Additional Info for Those Who Love to Read:

Orders are occasionally delayed if we see really bad weather approaching, or if we encounter unusual circumstances. A small number of our plants show a specific release date. If you purchase one of these and would like your other items sooner, just let us know. 
 
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Will my Trees and Shrubs Look Like the Photographs?

Most trees and plants on the website are pictured in their mature form. Depending on the product and growth rate, mature development can take years for your plant to resemble the photos.

Picture the last time you took a walk in the woods. The young trees were not miniature bonsai versions of mature trees. Instead they were naturally thin and lanky. Young trees are programmed to race toward the light, before the competing vegetation crowds them out. Once established at 10 feet or more, they start developing a wide canopy and shedding lower limbs.





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Late spring to early fall
trees are shipped potted
Some dormant trees
prefer to be potted
Most dormant trees shipped in the
late fall through spring arrive bare root

Bare Root trees are shipped without dirt or any green foliage showing. Some customers who have never planted bare root before, think that they received a "dead stick" with roots. These dormant trees are basically sleeping over the winter as most trees do. Because of their hibernation-like stage, this is a great way to transplant these trees. Since a bare root tree lacks foliage, they need very little moisture.


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Pruning makes plants appear to be less-full than the ones you may have seen at your local big box garden center. A retailer's goal is to have plants look their best while sitting in the store. Our goal is to have them look the best after you plant them.

Pruned trees and shrubs not only travel better, but become established much quicker. So rather than supporting extra foliage, they put their energy into sending out deep roots. Once that happens, your plants become hardier and quickly explode with new top growth. Above the ground, pruning helps your plants develop a more attractive form.