Container Hibiscus Plants

Pruning Hibiscus Plants in Winter


Anonymous added on October 13, 2011 | Answered

Can I prune back my hibiscus now that it's inside for the winter? Should I wait until most of the leaves and blooms are gone? Please advise!


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Nikki
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Answered on October 14, 2011

It is ok to trim your hibiscus plant if you are overwintering it indoors. In fact, this can lessen the stress it will likely experience while acclimating to its new indoor environment. You can trim whenever you deem necessary, but for hard pruning I would wait until spring when you set it back out. Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/tips-for-pruning-hibiscus-plants-when-to-prune-hibiscus.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/wintering-hibiscus-indoors-winter-care-for-hibiscus.htm

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