The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The map is based on the average annual minimum winter temperature, divided into 10-degree
Camellias are excellent plants for a living screen or hedge and here are 5 reasons why you should consider using them in your garden & landscape. 1. Camellias are Evergreen No one wants a hedge that drops leaves in the
Choosing The Right Time For Planting Camellias Camellia Planting time will play a huge part in the overall success of your camellias. The idea is to plant at just the right time to give your plant time to acclimate to
The best and fastest way to kill your Camellias is to use a potting soil that is formulated for bedding plants or vegetables. The reason for this is that Camellia root systems like a soil that gives the roots a
The Camellia Belt is Zone 8 and 9. Camellias tend to do well in these areas outdoors. Some camellias can tolerate zone 7, and even a slight few can grow outdoors in zone 6, but not all of them. So
Note: Dr. William Ackerman was without question considered one of the leading authorities on breeding and growing cold hardy camellias. Here is an article that he shared with us several years ago. We have added many images of some of
Most Camellias can be successfully grown in containers as long as you remember some guidelines! The most important thing to remember about a Camellia is that it will absolutely not tolerate wet soils or soils that do not drain properly.
Camellias can be planted outdoors in milder climates. A part-sun part-shade environment works best and camellias should be protected from afternoon sun. Best climate is zone 8 and 9. 7 with caution and 6 with certain protection from severe winters. The main