Hibiscus Plants
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hibiscus has lots of green but is not flowering

Zone Franklin, tennessee | Sue.widmann added on September 1, 2015 | Answered

My hibiscus is not blooming but has lots of green leaves and looks very healthy. What should I do?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on September 3, 2015

You likely have to much Nitrogen in the soil.
This will cause lots of lush green leaves and little flowering.

You can add Phosphorous to encourage flowering. Bone Meal is a good way to do this.

Here are some links to help you.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/hibiscus-fertilizing.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/bone-meal-fertilizer.htm

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