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overwintered hib one tall stem?prune it?

Posted by telecaster 5 (telecaster_76@yahoo.com) on
Wed, Mar 16, 05 at 21:54

I have a hib I brought in that is 2 1/2 tall with no buds and it is a single thick stem..very healthy though..should i prune it when I repot it to take outdoors when it warms up or when..? or not at all ? thanx


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RE: overwintered hib one tall stem?prune it?

Hibiscus don't mind being trimmed at all. I take it there are new leaves and tiny branches on that one big stem? That will guide you as to where to trim.
A resource I've used and found very helpful is the Tropical Hibiscus Queen of the Tropics web page. Their pruning page is: http://trop-hibiscus.com/bfertins.html
Barb


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