cutting back a camellia bush
Will it hurt to cut the bush back in the month of August? It is very hot during this time of year. How far should it be cut back to not harm it for growth?
You can normally cut them back by a third without harming them. This article should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/camellia/pruning-camellias-how-to-prune-a-camellia-plant.htm