Camellia Plants

Pruning Large Camellias

judytyack added on June 18, 2016 | Answered

I would like to prune down our large Camellias, as they are blocking the sea view. My husband wants to slice through them with a chain saw and take about 2 foot off the top. This will open them up but will the shock be too much? They haven't really been pruned properly since my Dad died 13 years ago :-( Many thanks Judy Tyack

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Answered on June 18, 2016

Pruning should be done when the plant finishes blooming.
Extensive pruning of your large shrub should be done over a period of years.

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