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Q.Hibiscus and Frost

Anonymous added on February 12, 2014 | Answered

We planted 6 hibiscus trees in our yard last year. This is the first winter they had to go through. They got frost bite and the limbs are dry and brittle. Have we lost our trees or is there something we can do?

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Answered on February 12, 2014

I am sorry to hear about your plants. As long as the stems are still alive, they will come back. Here is information on how to tell if they are still alive: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/how-to-tell-if-a-plant-is-dead-and-how-to-recover-an-almost-dead-plant.htm This article may help you with getting them to recover: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/tips-for-saving-cold-damaged-plants.htm

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