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We bought a camellia to commemorate what would have been my Dad's 100th birthday in 2012. It was supposed to flower in November but never has. It is very healthy but maybe in too sunny a position. Several other camellias do well in our quite acid soil. Any suggestions?



The main reason why camellias fail to flower is that they don't get enough water and potassium especially in mid to late summer when the flower buds are forming. Whilst a semi-shade would be perfect, a sunny spot shouldn't be a problem. If the plant looks healthy, then just feed potassium.

22 May, 2017

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