Hibiscus Plants
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hibiscus over winter

Zone Zone 6, Central NJ. | Irw3in added on October 23, 2015 | Answered

I live in New Jersey. Have to leave my Hibiscus outside. How can I keep them alive through winter? Gets down to the teens in Jan. My Hibiscus are 4' braided trees in pots too large to move indoors. Can I keep them alive through the winter outdoors? Dec., Jan, and Feb could drop below freezing. What can I do?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on October 25, 2015

You will want to move your Tropical Hibiscus indoors for the winter or risk losing them to the cold.

They will not survive temperatures below freezing.

Perhaps you could ask someone to help you move the large pots indoors.

Here is a link that will explain how to winter over your Hibiscus.

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

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