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Q.My hibiscus has something on the the leaves

Zone 77573 | Dlstarsteinbach added on August 15, 2018 | Answered

My hibiscus has been looking droopy and has these spots on the leaves . Could it be getting too much sunlight ??

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Answered on August 16, 2018

It's possible that the brown patches are sunburn, but I don't think so. Its not exactly characteristic of sunscald which usually has transitional areas of discoloration surrounding the necrotic tissue. Hibiscus is normally tolerant of full sun, unless under-watered and drought stressed.

A photo of the entire plant showing how much of the plant is affected, and the site conditions would help us to determine what is going on. As well as a description of your soil and water management.

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