Camellia Plants
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camellia

Zone ml5 | ann.diamond45 added on August 6, 2015 | Answered

I have had a Camellia planted for approximately 8 years, but although healthy, it has not flowered. Any advice?

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Nikki
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Answered on August 7, 2015

Are you fertilizing regularly? If you are, the plant may be suffering from too much nitrogen. Try working bone meal into the soil to increase phosphorous, and use high-phosphorous fertilizer in the future, but not too much of it. A lack of phosphorus will cause a lack of blooms.

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