Container Hibiscus Plants
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Hibiscus Leaves Turning White

Anonymous added on June 6, 2015 | Answered

I put my hibiscus plant outside, as the weather has turned warm. I noticed that some of the leaves are turning white and wilting. What is causing this? Thank you.

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Heather
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Answered on June 7, 2015

Yes, it was too much sun. This is called sunscald. It is like sunburn for plants. In order to avoid this, you need to acclimate plants when moving them outside. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/hpgen/move-houseplant-outside.htm

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