Newbie here... Please help

canarygirlJune 2, 2006

Just bought my first Hibicus Tree. It's tropical. I bought it from a nursery outside, but when I brought it home it was so dry and root bound the first thing I did was repot and watered good. I want to grow it on my screened porch, is this good? Will it be enough light? Thanks so much for your help.

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rjj1(Norman OK Zone7)

You don't mention how much direct sun so it's a difficult question to answer:-). A hibiscus will want to get at least a half days direct sun (not indirect light) to bloom well.

randy

    Bookmark   June 3, 2006 at 10:12AM
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jenny_in_se_pa(USDA7 Sunset 32)

Agree with Randy. If you can give it about a half-day's light, you can get some blooms (mine get morning sun only and bloom). Otherwise it will still grow and may have a sporadic bloom (I have had mine sporadically bloom inside with "bright" conditions), but won't be a showplace in the bloom department.

    Bookmark   June 4, 2006 at 12:12AM
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