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Camellia 'Bonomiana' Overview
Camellia japonica 'Bonomiana' is an evergreen shrub cultivar from the Theaceae family. Grown for the spectacular, double, pink-white flowers, these can measure up to 10cm in diameter.
Common problems with Camellia 'Bonomiana'
Scale and spider mites can cause issues and can be treated with insecticidal soaps, spray or alcohol. If you find that your leaf veins are turning yellow you might need to adjust your soil pH, the ideal pH will be 6.0 - 6.5, slightly acidic.
How to harvest Camellia 'Bonomiana'
Flowers can be cut whenever desired.
How to propagate Camellia 'Bonomiana'
Soft wood cuttings: cut a 10cm long new shoot, remove half of the leaves on the shoot, dip the base in rooting hormone (or alternatively cinnamon powder) & plant in moist compost.
Air Layering - cut a branch partially through, dip in hormone (or cinnamon), bend the branch so cut area touches the soil, weigh it down to keep it in place, leave to root and cut away parent plant.
Special features of Camellia 'Bonomiana'
You are able to successfully grow Camellias in a container indoors.
Camellias can be potted successfully. Ensure good drainage and a good potting soil mix.
It can be grown as a beautiful hedge, prune into the shape and size you want. Camellias grow well in spring and summer but not much during autumn and winter. The best time to prune is in autumn or after flowering.