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Hibiscus Orange

Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis

SKU 5335

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Plant Care

Watering

During summer, Water daily or when the soil starts to become slightly dry at the top. During Winter season water once in 2 days or when the soil starts to become slightly dry at the top. Keep the soil lightly moist at all times, but do not overwater as this will cause brown spots and leaf drop. Curly or dry leaves suggest, the plant is dry and needs watering. Water in the early morning or late evening when temperatures are cooler. Always check your soil before watering.

Light

During summer season keep the plants in shaded area and during winter season plants can withstand direct/indirect light.

Temperature

During summer season or when the temperature is above 45°C place the plant in shaded area. During winter season or the when the temperature is below 45°C the plants can be directly placed in direct/indirect sunlight.

Fertilizer

Apply liquid fertilizer or slow release fertilizer once in 15 days. Always fertilizer the plants during the morning hours when the temperature is low. For best results use Folikraft ready to use Outdoor Plant Food / Flower Booster.

Plant Bio

Hibiscus is a diverse genus of flowering plants that includes both shrubs and small trees. The most commonly cultivated and well-known species is Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, also known as the Chinese hibiscus or Rose of Sharon. Here's a general description and care guide for hibiscus plants:

Description:

Flowers: Hibiscus flowers are large, trumpet-shaped, and come in a wide range of colors, including red, pink, orange, yellow, and white. The blooms are often characterized by a prominent central staminal column and a showy display of petals.

Foliage: The leaves of hibiscus plants are typically dark green, glossy, and may have a serrated edge. The foliage can vary in shape and size depending on the species and variety.

Size: The size of hibiscus plants can vary widely. Some are compact shrubs, while others can grow into small trees. Container-grown hibiscus can be kept smaller.

Habit: Hibiscus plants have a bushy and branching habit. They can be evergreen or deciduous, depending on the species and climate.

Care Guide:

Light: Hibiscus plants thrive in full sun. Ensure they receive at least 6 hours of direct sunlight each day for optimal flowering. In areas with intense heat, some afternoon shade may be beneficial.

Temperature: Hibiscus plants are generally tropical or subtropical, and they prefer warm temperatures. They can be grown outdoors in USDA hardiness zones 9-11. In cooler climates, they can be grown in containers and brought indoors during colder months.

Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water deeply when the top inch of soil feels dry. Container-grown hibiscus may need more frequent watering.

Soil: Plant hibiscus in well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. A slightly acidic to neutral soil pH is ideal.

Fertilization: Hibiscus plants benefit from regular feeding during the growing season. Use a balanced fertilizer or a fertilizer formulated for flowering plants. Follow the recommended dosage on the fertilizer package.

Pruning: Prune hibiscus to shape the plant, remove dead or diseased branches, and encourage bushier growth. Pinching back the tips can also promote branching and more prolific flowering.

Pest and Disease Management: Hibiscus plants can be susceptible to pests such as aphids, whiteflies, and spider mites. Regularly inspect the plants and treat any infestations promptly. Hibiscus may also be prone to fungal diseases, especially in humid conditions.

Propagation: Propagate hibiscus plants through cuttings. Take stem cuttings with at least two nodes, remove the lower leaves, and plant them in well-draining soil. Provide a warm and humid environment for rooting.

Hibiscus plants are valued for their vibrant and showy flowers, making them popular choices for gardens, landscapes, and tropical settings. With proper care, including ample sunlight, regular watering, well-draining soil, and occasional feeding, you can enjoy the beauty of hibiscus blooms in your outdoor space.

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