Questions tagged: Camellia

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alana
Answer: Dear Alana, It would be interesting to know what type of fertiliser you used to feed your potted camellias. Potted plants should only be fertilised...
Answered: 03:33PM, 11 Jan 2010
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Justine
Answer: Camellias and gardenias prefer slightly acidic conditions ranging from 5-7. Yates Acitone can be used to lower the pH slightly. Because of their r...
Category: Fertilising
Tags: Camellia
Answered: 11:26AM, 25 Jul 2011
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Diana
Answer: Hi Diana, A bronzing of the camellia leaves can be caused by either the rust mite or the camellia tea mite. A photo can be seen on the Yates websit...
Category: Diseases
Tags: Camellia
Answered: 04:46PM, 27 Jul 2011
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Mohan
Answer: Hi Mohan, There are two fertilisers that are suitable although they are not exactly the same NPK ratio. Thrive Concentrate Flower and Fruit Liquid...
Category: Fertilising
Tags: Camellia
Answered: 11:08AM, 28 Dec 2011
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George
Answer: Hi George, If the camellia leaves are brown at the tips of the leaves this could be due to over or under watering. If you have a saucer under the p...
Category: General
Tags: Camellia
Answered: 10:05AM, 16 Jan 2012
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Margaret
Answer: Hi Margaret, You may need to increase the amount of potassium to help promote flowering. Do you regularly fertilise the camellia with a camellia fo...
Category: General
Tags: Camellia
Answered: 01:08PM, 04 Apr 2012
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Dianne
Answer: Hi Dianne, The Sasanqua camellias are starting to flower and looking beautiful after the excessive rain this year. Apply some fertiliser such as D...
Category: General
Tags: Camellia
Answered: 02:39PM, 16 Apr 2012
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Chris
Answer: Hi Chris, Camellia sasanqua will grow extremely well in the position you have in your garden in Leura. Camellia sasanqua will tolerate the afterno...
Answered: 01:14PM, 09 Jul 2012
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Brian
Answer: Hi Brian, How disappointing after having your camellia for 8 years, the branches are now starting to die off. I first thought it may have been a d...
Answered: 02:59PM, 11 Sep 2012
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Margaret
Answer: Hi Margaret, The S.E.position you have described is not really suitable for growing fruit trees as there would not be enough sun. This could lead t...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: Camellia
Answered: 04:04PM, 25 Sep 2012
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tao
Answer: Hi Tao, Whitish film on leaves can indicate a fungus called powdery mildew. Normally camellias don’t suffer with this problem. Would you be ...
Answered: 03:27PM, 23 Aug 2013
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Jenny
Answer: Hi Jenny, The camellia have lichen on the trunk which is normally not an issue. It tends to grow in more shaded areas. You can remove the lichen b...
Category: Diseases
Tags: Camellia
Answered: 11:05AM, 04 Dec 2014
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Diane
Answer: Hello Diane, We recommend feeding camellias with Yates Thrive Roses & Flowers Liquid Plant Food. It’s a complete liquid plant food that p...
Category: General
Answered: 07:19PM, 02 Jun 2016
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Mark
Answer: Hi Mark, Thank you for contacting Yates. I would suggest leaving the petals to decompose to feed the tree and improve soil structure, presuming the...
Category: General
Tags: Camellia
Answered: 08:34AM, 07 Mar 2017
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Jaine
Answer: Hi Jaine, Thank you for contacting Yates. Caterpillars can be effectively controlled by Nature’s Way Dipel Caterpillar Killer. Please check b...
Category: Pests
Answered: 08:24AM, 03 Jul 2017