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Q.Potted Camellia No Leaves Or Buds For Nearly Two Years

Zone Swansea sa4 8db | Anonymous added on May 29, 2023 | Answered

Was my dads who passed in 2007 but its been great up till kast 2 years but no buds nor flowers. Can I save it please.

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Answered on May 31, 2023

It may already be lost. You can check by scraping off some of the bark. If it is green underneath, it is still alive. If it is brittle and white, it has succumbed.

If it is still green, start by repotting in a container one size up. Use fresh potting soil that is designed for acid loving plants. Then try pruning off the tips to get it going. Make sure it is getting plenty of water in a well drained soil.

Here are more care tips:


If you have lost the camellia, you can plant another in his honor.

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