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Ten inch high Camelia? Should I pinch out the top of the two cheaply bought Camelias ( from Lidl ) ,that cost the two for £3. ? They have roots but only the one stem which is showing the top just budding out. So cheap that I could not resist buying them ! I do have mature Camelias but have never succeeded with propagating more. They were in with the currant bushes all on offer !



I may be wrong but I wouldn't yet, my instinct would be to let it grow and make a healthy root system and good leaves and branches, if you pinch the top you are liable to get a forked top, if you let it get taller then pinch out it should start to bush out then, i'm not sure how quickly they grow but it could take a few years of careful nurturing, watering, feeding potting on etc and shelter in the winter but hopefully you'll get lovely cammelias that you've pretty well grown yourself

11 May, 2010


Thats where I got mine!! Its so tiny

11 May, 2010


Thank you Pamq,I will follow your advice.

11 May, 2010

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