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Q.My hibiscus tree

Zone Ocala 34481 | sjbyrne47 added on January 7, 2018 | Answered

I live in Ocala, Florida and we had several freezing nights and although it was covered, the leaves look dead. What do I do?

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Answered on January 7, 2018

If this is a tropical hibiscus, then it may be severely damaged, but may come back. If it is hardy, then losing leaves will not harm them. They will come back, naturally.

You may cut back the dead growth of the branches when you start to see new growth again.

Here is an article that may help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/hibiscus-plant-varieties.htm

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