Avoid these 5 Mistakes When Growing and Planting Camellias

Camellias are arguably the most impressive of all the early flowering shrubs but to get the most out of them you will do well to avoid these five mistakes when planting and growing them. Perhaps the most common issue with camellias is yellowing of the leaves which can reduce vigour, and flowering. This is followed by lack of water over the summer, scorching of leaves through planting in the wrong location, and incorrect pruning.

Get these things wrong and you can have stunted growth, discoloured leaves and even lack of flowering.

To find out more about these common problems to avoid check out the above video where English horticulturist Simon explores the common issues which this genus when planted as a garden plant, as well as how to avoid them.

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