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Zone 63701 | nancymattingly@sbcglobal.net added on January 7, 2018 | Answered

My hybiscus is getting spots on in leaves and turning yellow. It is in a sunny window. We bought in for winter.

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Answered on January 7, 2018

Those berries are not growing from that plant are they? hibiscus do not produce these. Are they just a container decoration, or are they growing on the shrub?

Regardless, I notice the webbing on that branch, and immediately know exactly what is happening. You have a spider mite infestation!

If they aren't cleared up, they will, ultimately, kill the plant. This can be solved a number of ways, and this collection of articles will help you to craft your own insecticides: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/organic/

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