Root pruning

shecrabMay 25, 2007

I pruned my brillant hibiscus early this spring and she has been producing beautiful dark green leaves. There are now two buds but they have yet bloomed for 2/3 days. I know its root bound. Is it too late to root prune?

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beachbarbie(z9a/8b NC)

I wouldn't think so. I've never heard of a particular time to root prune. I root pruned mine during the summer several years ago and they didn't complain.
Of course, just make sure there's a good babance between the amount of branches and roots.
Barb

    Bookmark   May 27, 2007 at 7:11PM
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shecrab

Thanks Barb - gonna go for it today

    Bookmark   May 31, 2007 at 11:05AM
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proudgm_03(6 MO)

How do you root prune? I have a hibiscus in the front yard that was here when we bought the place 10 years ago. I wondered if it needed the roots thinned out.

    Bookmark   July 4, 2007 at 9:24AM
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