Hibiscus Plants

Can I Cut a Hibiscus in Half?


Anonymous added on May 11, 2016 | Answered

My hibiscus is tall. I want to make it more into a bush. Do I cut it back first and then split it?


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 12, 2016

I would recommend starting out by cutting your branches back by about 1/3. You can also encourage bushier growth by pinching or tip pruning branch tips throughout the growing season.

For more information on pruning hibiscus, please visit the following links:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/tips-for-pruning-hibiscus-plants-when-to-prune-hibiscus.htm

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