Tropical Hibiscus - Knowledgebase Question

albuquerque, NM
Question by terrapin621
March 6, 2011
My hibiscus was really damaged with the last frost. I only see new growth at the very bottom of the plant. Should I prune it back that far??


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Answer from NGA
March 6, 2011

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It sounds as though the entire top part of your hibiscus died back. I'd prune it down to where the new growth is emerging. With a large, healthy root system you hibiscus should grow quickly and replace the lost branches. Good luck with your hibiscus!

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