Something ate my hibiscus!

Pind54(9b)April 21, 2013

I planted a lovely hibiscus that I found at Lowes last week and yesterday discovered every leaf had been eaten right down to the stem. I do not see any bugs...the only thing I can think of is the squirrels???? Do they eat hibiscus or is it some other kind of critter....

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Gutzmek(6)

Pind54,
Work that quickly was likely done by critters larger than a bug. I would add rabbits and deer to my list of culprits.
Ed

    Bookmark   April 21, 2013 at 9:15PM
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Pind54(9b)

Yard is fenced so can't be deer. But could be rabbits...I put netting over the pot for now. Interestingly, nothing else was snacked upon. I had no idea that critters have a taste for hibiscus!

    Bookmark   April 21, 2013 at 9:19PM
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