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Newbie wants to overwinter..please help!

Posted by suzycc SE Michigan (My Page) on
Wed, Oct 9, 13 at 10:14

I was gifted a Tropical Hibiscus in June and it's done beautifully this summer. I wish to attempt to over-winter it, but have no idea where to begin. I have read what I could find here, but much of it is unfamiliar to me.

Just pick it up and bring it in? If not, please specify.

If there is no infestation (that I can see), will I likely have white fly or other problems indoors?

I plan to place it with a southern exposure. Will it need additional lighting?

If you can please give me "Overwintering for Dummies", I'd very much appreciate it!

Thank you.


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RE: Newbie wants to overwinter..please help!

It is thoroughly explained here:

http://www.hiddenvalleyhibiscus.com/care/winter.htm

Here is a link that might be useful: Overwintering tropical Hibiscus


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RE: Newbie wants to overwinter..please help!

SuzyCC,
If you still have questions regarding, feel free to email me. My over wintering count this year will be over 50 tropicals.

Ed


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RE: Newbie wants to overwinter..please help!

Thanks to you both. I think I've seen this thread, but I'll check it out. It's now into the low 40s at night, so I really need to decide if I'm going to be able to manage this.


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