What's your question? Ask

Container Hibiscus Plants

Q.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.

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
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

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Container Hibiscus Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert