Growing Hibiscus - Knowledgebase Question

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

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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