Hibiscus Plants
Q.

Bug Spray (Ortho Bug-B-Gon) Affected Bushes

Anonymous added on April 13, 2011 | Answered

The instructions for spraying Ortho Bug-B-Gon on my Hibiscus plants stated it was OK for vegetables and flowering plants; however,  all the leaves and flowers turned brown and are falling off. Can anything be done to save our plants?

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on April 14, 2011

Water the plants thoroughly, top to bottom. This will wash off what is left. They may recover, but I suspect that the bug spray had herbacide accidentally mixed in with it.

Was the spray container from the manufacturer or one of your own? Also, was it hot the day you sprayed the plants?

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Hibiscus Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More