Hibiscus Plants
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Something is eating buds off hibiscus

Zone WACO,TEXAS | Anonymous added on April 24, 2016 | Answered

Something is eating the buds off my hibiscus before they bloom. Stems are just left, like you cut them off.

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on April 25, 2016

This is most likely Trips. They can be treated with Neem Oil.
Neem Oil is organic and safe for people, pets and bees.

Here are some articles that will help you.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/hibiscus-flowers-hibiscus-blossoms-falling-off-plant.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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