Camellia Plants
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Pruning Camellias

Anonymous added on April 16, 2011 | Answered

My Camellias are trees. They've no real shape. They've stopped blooming now, and they really need pruning. How much should I cut them back?

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    Nikki
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    Answered on April 16, 2011

    I would only prune it back by 1/3. You can follow up next year with a pruning of 1/3 again. Any more than 1/3 and most plants start to have problems.

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