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indoor hibuscus bloom

Posted by timothy_grow 6 (My Page) on
Sat, Jan 27, 07 at 20:24

hi im new to this forum.I have a hibiscus that will not flower.I live in a semi-arid climate.My hibiscus grows like crazy but never flowers.Does it need a humid climate.Is there a way to trick it into blooming.Any information would be greatly appreciated.


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RE: indoor hibuscus bloom

Hibiscus need several hours of direct sunlight daily and proper fertilization to bloom.
Make sure you're using a fertilizer that's low in phosphate (the middle number).
Also - How long have you owned the hibiscus and have they been pruned lately? Hibiscus branches that have been pruned typically take 3 months to regrow enough to bloom again.
Here's a website that have good info on hibiscus.
Good luck!
Barb

Here is a link that might be useful: hibiscus care


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RE: indoor hibuscus bloom

hi Barb,
thank you for your help.I was using a bloom booster fertilizer,which is 10-54-10.too much phosphate obviously.i have had the hibiscus 6 years.I have not pruned for over a year.I do believe it needs more light and might try it under some grow lights.


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RE: indoor hibuscus bloom

Hi Timothy

How did you make out with your indoor Hibiscus? Did it ever flower?

Thanks so much!


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