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By Liz_123

Surrey, United Kingdom Gb

I have a very well established camillia -probably at least 25 to 30 years old. It flowers beautifully each year and we don't do anything to it. however I am wanting to prune it back as I'd like to plant something else next to it, and now (June) seems a good time as it has finished flowering and not many buds are forming yet. I find any later and the buds for next year are forming and quite large and I fear ruining next years flowering. Would I be wrong to do this now or shall I wait until the autumn or winter.



no do it now. your reasoning is sound. if possible do it in the evening or on a dull day. this will reduce water loss from the cut stems and reduce the stress on the plant. I have dopne mine at this time of year before.

23 Jun, 2010

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