What's your question? Ask

Hibiscus Plants

Q.What Causes A White Spot Outlined In Black On Hibiscus Leaves And How Do I Rid My Plant Of This? Also Is It Too Late To Prune?

Zone Petaluma, CA | Anonymous added on April 8, 2022 | Answered

This particular plant was blooming beautifully last year up until Winter. Now it looks like it’s straining ,- loosing leaves, and looks very leggy. Thank you.

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on April 11, 2022

It's best to prune as soon as new growth starts in spring. Remove the spotted leaves unless it is all of them. In that case, remove a few, then wait till new leaves form, then remove more. Here is how to treat it:


Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Hibiscus Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert