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Zone mighigan | rainideigh added on March 4, 2015 | Answered

I brought my hibiscus indoors at the end of summer/early fall and for a while it continued to bloom beautifully. After a bit, it became quite a bit more thin in the leaves and stopped blooming altogether. I noticed some yellow leaves but thought that might have been due to over watering. I tapered back the water and now the leaves feel crunchy and dry. What can I do? Is my plant in danger of dying? It is kept in a room with windows on three sides and an ambient temperature of about 68 degrees F.

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Answered on March 5, 2015

It can be difficult to provide the sunlight and humidity that your hibiscus needs during the long winter months.
If possible I would provide a grow light to help it along. Also putting your plant on a tray of water filled with pebbles will help with humidity. Think tropical conditions, that's what makes a hibiscus happy.

Here is an article with more information.


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