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Zone Middlebury, Ct | orosco added on September 18, 2016 | Answered

Is it ok to prune a large Hibiscus back to reduce its size before bringing in for winter?

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Answered on September 18, 2016

Yes, you can prune a potted Hibiscus in the fall if you will be bringing it indoors. For plants in the ground that will remain outdoors, prune in spring, because pruning in fall will expose the cut tips to potential winter damage.

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