Camellia Plants
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Camellias

Anonymous added on April 12, 2012 | Answered

My camellia has lost many leaves resulting in bare branches. The remaining leaves are dark and many of the remaining leaves look as though they have been eaten. What causes this?

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Nikki
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Answered on April 13, 2012

Excessive leaf drop my indicate overfertilizing or be a sign of too much/too little water. In addition, it could be a sign of leaf gall. The following article should be of some help to you: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/camellia/identifying-and-fixing-problems-with-camellias.htm

Most pests that feed on camellia leaves can be treated with neem oil.

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