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How easy is it to grow a camellia? I think I have found the perfect plant as a memorial to my dog Magic. It is called camellia Magic Mum!! Have never grown one before. Advise please



Does well in pots, doesn't like east facing position where it can catch winter sun on its frosted buds, prefers acid soil, some shade.

13 Apr, 2010


Agree with Bamboo, mine is on a west facing 6ft fence in ericacious compost which I use to mulch round its roots every twelve months or so. It grows happily there sited next to a evergreen clematis and a climbing rose.

13 Apr, 2010


So hopefully it should be ok in a NNW garden? I can't believe this, 2 people on here have this plant and I think this is a good omen for me to buy it thanks guys

13 Apr, 2010

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