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Yuletide Camellia dropping buds

Bay Area Gardener
13 years ago


I have a Camellia Yuletide planted on the south side of my house in full sun and I have been able to observe it over two winters. Both times, I noticed a large number of buds forming in late November. Come December though, all these buds start dropping. Last year, I did not get a single flower and it would appear I am on track for a repeat performance this year.

In addition, the leaves are turning a dark brown (pictures attached). I am not sure if the two issues are related - any help would be greatly appreciated.

Picture of the leaves:

Pic of the buds on the ground:

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