Container Hibiscus Plants

Six-Foot Hibiscus Plant on Balciony (4-Years Old (Zone 4). Should It Be Trimmed ?


faymarie added on November 3, 2017 | Answered

If it's trimmed, should anything be put on the raw stems?


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BushDoctor
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on November 3, 2017

Also, it isn't necessary to put anything on the cut stem. If you would like, you can wipe the cut area with peroxide ever few days after the cut until it hardens.

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BushDoctor
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on November 3, 2017

You can prune them, but do NOT do it now. This should be done in the spring time. Pruning them now could potentially kill them over winter. Here is an article that will give you more information:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/tips-for-pruning-hibiscus-plants-when-to-prune-hibiscus.htm

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