Hibiscus Plants
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I have just brought my hibiscus inside. it is leggy (five or six long branches). Should I prune it and if so how and when?

Zone 10543-4401 | [email protected] added on October 14, 2018 | Answered

Plant is relatively young. Main branch less than 1/2 inch diameter.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on October 15, 2018

Though it is recommended to prune your plant regularly and on a schedule, I recommend giving it a clean up when you bring indoors for winter. Use proper pruning techniques and do not over prune. See the articles below.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/tips-for-pruning-hibiscus-plants-when-to-prune-hibiscus.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/wintering-hibiscus-indoors-winter-care-for-hibiscus.htm

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