Houseplants forum: Hibiscus - Seasonal leaf fall or fungus

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LAS14
Dec 21, 2012 11:13 AM CST
In September one of our four indoor hibiscus plants developed yellowing leaves. There were black spots on the back and other disfigurations. It went away when I sprayed with a fungicide.

In late December all four of them have yellowing leaves, but they don't look disfigured. Before I start another spraying regimen, might this just be a seasonal leaf drop?

I have posted several pictures. The first 3 are from December. The last 6 are from early October.

TIA
LAS

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Dec 22, 2012 6:51 AM CST
LAS, Here's a good source of information about H. rosa-sinensis that might answer your query.

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

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