Hibiscus Plants
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Getting Hibiscus Ready for Winter

Zone 5 | poisonivy35 added on October 8, 2012 | Answered

I live in Indiana where we do have freezes, but Hibiscus can be left in the ground year around. My question is, do I cut back in the fall before the first frost or the spring? (If I am to cut back, when?) I dug them up from a friend's house in the spring for transplant and they were cut back). Thanks so much.

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Nikki
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Answered on October 8, 2012

For those left outdoors over winter, it is usually better to wait for spring pruning. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/tips-for-pruning-hibiscus-plants-when-to-prune-hibiscus.htm

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