How Do I Cut Back Overgrown Camellias?
Our camellias stand about 16 ft. and are an ugly mess. I don't know if they should be cut back to the undergrowth or if I should just try thinning them. The came;lias are in front of our house and cover all windows.
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Yes, it sounds as if pruning is in order, though I would not cut more than a third of the shrubs in a given year. This article will help you: