Hibiscus Plants
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Planting Hibiscus in the Ground-Zone 8

Anonymous added on September 2, 2011 | Answered

Can I cut the hibiscus back and mulch before winter months in this zone with good results?

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Nikki
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Answered on September 3, 2011

You can, but really the best time to cut back hibiscus is spring. This article will help with that: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/tips-for-pruning-hibiscus-plants-when-to-prune-hibiscus.htm

As for winter protection, a good layer of mulch should be plenty in your area, as long as what you have is a hardy variety and not tropical.

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