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How to Prune Camellias

How to Prune Camellias

The Camellia is a traditional garden favorite for hardiness zones 6-9. Their evergreen leaves provide shade, bird habitat and year-round garden privacy.

Some top out at six feet while others achieve heights of 15' or more. And because Camellias have been cultivated and hybridized for many years, there are bloom options to fit just about any garden.

Camellia varieties Camellia blooms may be single-pedaled or deeply ruffled like an antique rose. Plus, gardeners may select from the Camellia sasanquas, which bloom from fall to winter.

How to prune Camellia In general, Camellias should be pruned like most woody trees or shrubs. And, because they don't get very big, usually you can get the job done with a pair of bypass pruners and a handsaw.

Remove dead material. When approaching a Camellia, the first step is to remove any dead material from the interior of the plant

Pro Tip Camellias can be sheared as a hedge. However, because they are large-leaved and slow growing, they may not be ideal choices for this purpose

Cut away broken branches, suckers from base of tree and unwanted branches.

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