Container Hibiscus Plants

Bringing a Hibiscus Tree Indoors.

Rita Oldenburg added on October 18, 2017 | Answered

Last winter I moved my Hibiscus tree indoors. It did OK until early spring in WI. We were invaded by tiny bugs. We moved the tree outside and treated it w a stay that killed the bugs. The tree lost most of its' leaves , but did OK b mid summer. I would like to bring it in again, but don't want the bugs.

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Answered on October 19, 2017

You can use a spray of neem oil, rosemary oil, and just a little bit of coconut oil mixed in warm water. This natural spray is safe to use at any time, and is what I use to prevent insects on my own houseplants.

Here is an article for even more natural insecticides:

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