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Something ate my hibiscus!

Posted by Pind54 9b (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 21, 13 at 21:07

I planted a lovely hibiscus that I found at Lowes last week and yesterday discovered every leaf had been eaten right down to the stem. I do not see any bugs...the only thing I can think of is the squirrels???? Do they eat hibiscus or is it some other kind of critter....


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RE: Something ate my hibiscus!

Pind54,
Work that quickly was likely done by critters larger than a bug. I would add rabbits and deer to my list of culprits.
Ed


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RE: Something ate my hibiscus!

Yard is fenced so can't be deer. But could be rabbits...I put netting over the pot for now. Interestingly, nothing else was snacked upon. I had no idea that critters have a taste for hibiscus!


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