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Japanese camellia care guide

Written by Maggie

Jan 05 2021

Japanese camellia care guide

Japanese camellia is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular plants we grow. They have large beautiful flowers in all colors from pure white to all possible shades of pink and red, and even yellow and purple flowers to attract all of us. Thus growing Japanese camellia is very popular among us. The following are Japanese camellia care guides for growing Japanese camellia in spring and winter.

Japanese camellia

Japanese camellia care guide for growing it in spring

Japanese camellia have strong vitality, in the process of maintenance in the spring, we need to put in enough sunlight maintenance. Don't put it in the shade maintenance. In the process of spring growth, we also need to cut off its yellow, withered branches and leaves of the old, and we need to keep the soil slightly damp, also a lot of topdressing fertilizer in the soil. In spring, turn the pot and change the soil every two years, otherwise it will affect the plant growth. The following are Japanese camellia care guides for growing it in spring.

1. Enhance the light

Japanese Camellia is very adaptable to the environment. Its flowers are very large and have a high ornamental value. In spring, we must give enough sunlight to Japanese camellia to grow beautiful flowers.

2. Trim and trim

In spring, Japanese Camellia plants need to be trimmed and shaped. When the branches of Japanese Camellia turn yellow and old, be sure to cut them off. This will reduce the consumption of nutrients in the soil and allow more bright flowers to bloom during the Flower season.

3. Water and fertilizer management

In fact, Japanese Camellia has a strong drought tolerance, but when Japanese Camellia is raised in the spring, it should be watered in time, just make sure the soil is slightly wet, don't wait for the soil to dry, and drainage measures should be done in rainy days, and a lot of fertilizer should be applied during the spring growing period.

4. Turn the pot and change the soil

In the spring, Japanese Camellia should also be turned over and replaced every two years, usually with a mixture of leaf rot, river sand, tree bark, and organic fertilizer. The rotting roots should be cut off each time the pot is turned over and replaced, so that it will grow better in the new pot.

Japanese camellia

Japanese camellia care guide for growing it in winter

Japanese camellia outdoors in winter need to be put in the environment of astigmatism, and should not be put in strong wind places. If you grow a lot of Japanese camellia, we can set up to protect the greenhouse to keep warm, safe winters. If the quantity is less, it can be wrapped in a plastic bag to keep warm, to remove the daily noon ventilation treatment. At the same time when soil moisture after drying, it can be poured warm water. The following are Japanese camellia care guides for growing it in winter.

1. Position

Japanese Camellia is a plant with high decorative ability. How does it spend the winter outdoors? If you put it outside, it is better to put it in an astigmatic environment, and not in the air, otherwise the plant will be exposed to cold wind, which will reduce frostbite.

2. Build a temperature protection shed

Japanese Camellia has low cold resistance. If you are breeding outdoors, it is best to put the Japanese Camellia in at the lowest temperature in the winter to avoid frostbite. Also, give the Japanese Camellia plenty of light during the day when the temperature is right.

3. Plastic bags keep warm

If Japanese Camellia is rare and it is difficult to build a protective canopy, you can use plastic bags to cover it, which can also protect against cold wind. Remove the plastic bags at noon to ventilate, and also let Japanese Camellia absorb enough light to relieve frostbite.

4. Limit watering

Outdoor temperature will be relatively low, so the number of watering must be controlled when outdoor farming, otherwise the excessive water will easily cause soil hardening and frost damage to the root system. The root system can be irrigated with warm water after the soil becomes dry, and the watering time can be at noon.

Japanese camellia