Hibiscus Plants
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Hibiscus Plants

Dottie added on April 15, 2011 | Answered

I planted 4 hibiscus plants last year outside and I cut them back in Nov. They are just sticks now. Did I kill them? They were beautiful and very tall. How do I know if they're dead, and when would they start getting new sprouts? I couldn't bring them inside as they were too big. Please help.

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    Nikki
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    Answered on April 15, 2011

    It may still be alive and will come back if it is still alive. This article will help you determine if it is 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

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    Expresso07
    Answered on April 19, 2011

    I did the same thing the first year i had mine, and I thought I killed them too, but the (what looked like dead sticks) grew new growth, just leave them alone they will come back.

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