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Pruning Hibiscus

I have read your instructions on pruning hibiscus, and just want to know if they apply to all areas? I live in southwest Florida. I have one bush with yellowing leaves and buds falling off. It is very out of shape and I did cut it back a little in the spring.


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#1 Comment By Nikki On 10/21/2011 @ 6:12 am

Yes, it pretty much applies to all areas with a few exceptions. First, tropical types, which usually winter over indoors, can be trimmed up prior to bringing them inside in fall–though any hard pruning should wait till spring once returned outdoors. In your area and others like it where winters are generally mild, you can usually get by with pruning your outdoor hibiscus plants a bit and still be ok. However, I would still recommend that you trim a little for shape but hold off on any major pruning until spring, just in case you have an unexpected cold spell. This will offer a little protection to the plant.


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