Hibiscus Plants
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Winter-Kill Hibiscus

DeltaOrion added on February 14, 2011 | Answered

I have five hibiscus plants that thrived last summer. I left them in the ground during freezing weather (somewhat northern Florida). Now that they appear to be dead, is there any chance that they may come back if I trim the dead wood back to the ground?

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Nikki
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Answered on February 15, 2011

As long as the stems are still alive, they will come back. This article will help you with caring for cold damaged plants: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/tips-for-saving-cold-damaged-plants.htm

As for cutting it back, I would wait until spring before doing so. This article should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/tips-for-pruning-hibiscus-plants-when-to-prune-hibiscus.htm

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