Hibiscus Plants

Hibiscus


Anonymous added on February 22, 2018 | Answered

Hello! I will start to say sorry about my bad english, I hope you understand what I mean anyway. I have a question about a small hibiscus I have (by small I mean about 10 cm). It is cultivated from seed and have gone through a tough period with vermin infestation at a young age, looked to be dying for a while but has since extermination of vermin grown new leaves. (It has been pest-free as far as I can see in 3-4 months). However, as will the new leaves discoloration right quickly. (They turn brown closest to the "vein network"). It may have lack of something? (It stands in support lighting because I live in Sweden so it is not much sun in the winter). Do you know what it can be? Thanks in advance. (Does the picture open?) Sincerely Josefin


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on February 23, 2018

Hibiscus are heavy feeders, especially when forming buds and blooming.
I would use a balanced fertilizer, diluted in half once a week.

Give the plant as much light as possible, even using a grow light would be beneficial for a sun loving Hibiscus.

Here are some links with more care information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/how-to-care-for-hibiscus-plants.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/hibiscus-container-care.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/hibiscus-fertilizing.htm

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