Container Hibiscus Plants
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Hibiscus in Pots Not Flowering

Anonymous added on April 27, 2014 | Answered

We have hibiscus is pots, which get the morning sun until noon. They have never flowered and have a lot of very thick leaves. What do we need to do to encourage them to flower? The leaves feel very thick and tough to touch, unlike others in the region.

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Nikki
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Answered on November 30, -0001

It likely needs some more fertilizer, especially phosphorus which helps with blooming. Use a 'bloom booster' fertilizer or add some bone meal to the soil to help add some phosphorus. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/phosphorus-plant-growth.htm

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