Hibiscus Plants

When to Prune?


Sally hart added on April 25, 2014 | Answered

My hibiscus looks dead. Do I need to prune them?


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Heather
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on April 26, 2014

This article will help you determine if they are dead or not:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/how-to-tell-if-a-plant-is-dead-and-how-to-recover-an-almost-dead-plant.htm

They do not need to be pruned, but if you want to prune them to shape them or reduce their size some, then you can remove up to 1/3 of the plant. This article will help as well:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/tips-for-pruning-hibiscus-plants-when-to-prune-hibiscus.htm

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