Hibiscus Plants

Hibiscus Plants- Minor Freeze Burns

Zone 8A | smfguy69 added on December 7, 2011 | Answered

We recently had a few days of below freezing and a few of my hibiscus plants suffered some minor freeze burns. Should I prune these now or wait until late Feb. early March to prune? Live in Sacramento, CA area. Thanks.

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    Answered on December 8, 2011

    Since it is still early in the winter season and additional freezes are inevitable, I would hold off on doing any pruning until spring as this will provide some protection to the plant. This article will help you with caring for it with the damage: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/tips-for-saving-cold-damaged-plants.htm

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