Camellia Plants
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how to best prune a camellia

Zone 24 | dominic added on March 18, 2012 | Answered

It's about 20 years old and about 5 ft. tall. I need to cut it to about 3 feet. Do I just start cutting?

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Heather
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Answered on March 18, 2012

You can do that. Don't remove more than 1/3 of the plant in any one year, but beyond that, you can reshape the plant as you wish. This article will help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/camellia/pruning-camellias-how-to-prune-a-camellia-plant.htm

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