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What's eating my Hibiscus? (picture)

Posted by Hareball 8/Tx (My Page) on
Thu, May 26, 05 at 21:20

Well um.. what's eating my hibiscus?!?! :)

I haven't seen anything on it so I don't know what could be chewing on it. Any ideas? Thanks :)


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RE: What's eating my Hibiscus? (picture)

I don't think the picture showed up so try this instead.

Here is a link that might be useful: Hibiscus Buffet


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RE: What's eating my Hibiscus? (picture)

Looks like there is some leaf stress disorder (the leaves appeared to be puckered and slightly distorted due to some environmental extreme that happened when the buds were emerging) and possible insect chewing. It's still sortof early and hard to tell until you get some more leaves on there. Sometimes leaves that emerge distorted will also get some holes and tears in them.


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RE: What's eating my Hibiscus? (picture)

  • Posted by Rjj1 Ok USDA Zone 7 (My Page) on
    Tue, May 31, 05 at 16:20

It wouldn't hurt to feed the poor little thing :-).

randy


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RE: What's eating my Hibiscus? (picture)

I have fed it!!! :) It took a nap over the winter silly! I cut it all the way down to the soil and it's just coming back up. :D Actually it's been a few weeks since I've taken the picture and it's grown more leaves and the holes went away. Thank you! :)


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RE: What's eating my Hibiscus? (picture)

I think the heat you guys had helped it a whole bunch! Glad it is up and growing! :-D


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