Hibiscus Plants
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Hibiscus Need Trimming

Anonymous added on September 23, 2015 | Answered

I have two beautiful hibiscus planted in my covered garden. Do I need to trim them back and prepare for winter in September like I do for my roses?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on September 24, 2015

For hibiscus growing outdoors, I would not prune them back right now, as this will encourage new growth which could get damaged by the winter cold. These plants are best pruned back in spring. 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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