Fertilizer - Hibiscus - Knowledgebase Question

Greenville, NC
Question by bclayton48
August 3, 2007
What kind of fertilizer is reccommended for hibiscus plants ?

Answer from NGA
August 3, 2007


For tropical hibiscus being grown in a container, a complete fertilizer such as 10-10-10 plus minors should be fine. You can use either a slow release granular form or a water soluble form. Read and follow the label directions for how much to use.

For hibiscus planted in the garden, a general purpose granular fertilizer or slow release granular fertilizer such as 10-10-10 should be adequate. Top dress with compost and use an organic mulch to help feed the soil slowly on an ongoing basis as well.

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