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Q.Weird Growth On Camellia Branch

Zone 20657 | Sskalts3900 added on May 9, 2020 | Answered

I have a young camellia plant in my main flower bed and a more mature one that was given to me over in my Side garden that both have a strange fuzzy white ball with what almost looks like a stinger sticking out of it. What is this??

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Answered on May 13, 2020

It looks like an aborted flower bud, or a pollinated one. It doesn't look like anything to be overly concerned with.

If it starts to swell, then you will know that it has been successfully pollinated.

Here is an article for more information on the care of the plant:


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