Southern California Camellia Society


Growth Season Fertilizing

September 9, 2013

Kristina Hooper – Although you don’t have to fertilize your camellia for it to bloom, it will produce stronger growth and larger more colorful blooms when fertilized. This section will cover fertilization during the growing season, which is when plants first begin new growth (March or April depending on your area and variety) to late summer. Be careful not to ...Read More »

The Basics of Fertilizing Camellias

September 2, 2013

By Marilee Gray, Claremont, CA — Camellias are so easy to grow that many people claim that their camellias are beautiful and productive even though they receive no special attention except watering through the dry seasons. Yet others, who are in the conscientious, attentive gardener classification, despair because camellias are so difficult to grow. Their dead and dying camellias attest ...Read More »