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Hibiscus - Red Hot and Maple Sugar - Salt tolerant?

Posted by ladywingr 9b/10a Manatee SW FL (My Page) on
Thu, Sep 13, 12 at 15:19

I just purchased these two hibiscus. Does anyone know if they have any salt tolerance? I'm trying to decide if they will go in pots (not preferred), or in the landscape. Our irrigation has some salt intrusion.

Thanks, Terri


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RE: Hibiscus - Red Hot and Maple Sugar - Salt tolerant?

Not sure how close you are to water, but we've always had them growing lushly around here in waterfront yards on barrier islands & fill surrounded by seawalls.


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RE: Hibiscus - Red Hot and Maple Sugar - Salt tolerant?

Thanks Carol. We are a block off the river and a bayou. Sounds like it might be doable to put them in the ground. Time will tell.


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