How to plant a camellia

Herald in spring by planting gorgeous, evergreen camellias. Monty Don demonstrates how.

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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To do

Do To do in January

Do To do in February

Do To do in March

Do not To do in April

Do not To do in May

Do not To do in June

Do not To do in July

Do not To do in August

Do not To do in September

Do To do in October

Do To do in November

Do To do in December

Camellias provide beautiful flowers in winter and early spring, in shades of white, pink and red. In this short video clip from Gardeners’ World, Monty Don plants this elegant shade-loving evergreen shrub and explains how to provide the conditions in which it will thrive. Watch now to find out more.