Camellia Plants
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Two Large Camelia Bushes 7 Ft High. Leaves Turning Yellow. Treatment?

Zone Budleigh Salterton, Devon EX9 6QT | hutchinson239@btinternet.com added on March 15, 2020 | Answered

I have treated with occasional doses of Miracle Grow camelia/azalea plant food, but does it need something stronger?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on March 16, 2020

Uh oh... This looks like yellow leaf mottle virus.

This is one of many permanent plant viruses that can affect camellia plants, and will never leave the plant. The only thing that you can do is care for it until its demise. Be sure to never plant another camellia in the same spot, or it will suffer the same fate.

Here are some articles that will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/camellia/identifying-and-fixing-problems-with-camellias.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/camellia/caring-for-camellias.htm

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