When to prune a camellia - Knowledgebase Question

San Leandro, Ca
Question by sfrank42
March 30, 2009
What time of year is the best time to prune a very large camellia. I live in the San Francisco area.


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Answer from NGA
March 30, 2009

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Camellias can bloom any time from December through April so wait until your camellia has finished blooming and then prune it back. If you prune too early, you will lose their floral display and have to wait until next year to see the beautiful flowers.

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