Hibiscus Plants
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hibiscus buds falling off before blooming

Zone Largo Florida | dkalada added on October 5, 2015 | Answered

Our outdoor hibiscus has lots of buds but they fall off before they bloom. Any advice on what might be wrong? Darlene Kalada

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on October 7, 2015

The most common reason for bud drop is insects, Thrips are possible along with a few other insects.

Treat the plant with Neem Oil.

Here are some links for you.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/hibiscus-flowers-hibiscus-blossoms-falling-off-plant.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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