Hibiscus Plants
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cutting Hibiscus shrubs

Zone Ft.Myers, Florida | Anonymous added on May 14, 2018 | Answered

Should Hibiscus shrubs, that are healthy and doing well be cut down to stubs in the spring in South Florida?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 14, 2018

When you cut it down all of the way, you will expect a very branchy shrub to take its place. To form a tree, you will only leave one leader when the new growth comes back.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/tips-for-pruning-hibiscus-plants-when-to-prune-hibiscus.htm

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