Growing Hibiscus - Knowledgebase Question

Poteau, OK
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Question by siler45
May 13, 1999
Do Hisuscus like an acid soil? Would it be appropriate
to use pine needles around them?


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Answer from NGA
May 13, 1999
Hibiscus adapts to the pH of most soils. A mulch of peatmoss or pine needles will be beneficial in helping hold soil moisture and suppress weeds, and doing so won't change the pH to any great degree.

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