Please help - Brown on Leaves (pics)

Oxboy555(Las Vegas)September 20, 2013

What do you think?

As you see, I live in Vegas. This plant received about an hour of early morning sun and the rest off the day all shade.

Sunscald/leafscorch?

Overfertilizing? I was giving it a monthly dash of diluted fish emulsion and seaweed extract in water over summer.

Something else? These brown blotches are not on all leaves. Random distribution it seems up and down.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Oxboy555(Las Vegas)

Another pic..

    Bookmark   September 20, 2013 at 10:06PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
camelliagardener

Looks like it could be damage from fertilizers. Salt damage usually shows up on leaf tips and margins.

    Bookmark   November 19, 2013 at 8:08AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
luis_pr(7b/8a Hurst, TX)

I agree that salt damage (in the form of applying too much fertilizers or planting near where the city sprays salt to roadways when freezing weather arrives) is possible but research also some fungi called brown blight and brown blight. I tend to see those more on tea camellia though.

Fish emulsion and seaweed extract are weak fertilizers that do not normally have mulch NPK, especially considering that you add them once a month.

    Bookmark   November 22, 2013 at 4:04PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Camellia shelter - dropped blooms and damaged buds (cold)
I have a Camellia bed planted under the edge of my...
Bama_Joe
Rescuing a giant lollipop camellia?
The house my family moved into last year has an obviously...
Kristin
winter snowman ice angels camellia in Massachusetts
Hi all, I would love to have a camellia in my new yard...
spunky_MA_z6
Can Professor Charles Sargent be kept smaller?
I'm looking to plant my first camellia and have fallen...
oberci
camillia for porch
the porch is screened with southern exposure and i'd...
zippity1
Sponsored Products
Bocci | 14.26 Rectangle Pendant Chandelier
YLighting
Orleans Outdoor Loveseat Cover
$109.50 | FRONTGATE
Iris Pendant
Lightology
Jason B3672 Tub
Modern Bathroom
Jewel Cut Vase - Large
$59.99 | Dot & Bo
Dual Glass Ball Black Fabric Shade Table Lamp
ParrotUncle
Grand Turk Leather Chair - DARK GRAY
$1,399.00 | Horchow
Empress Armchair and Sofa Set of 2 in Granite
$1,059.00 | LexMod
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™