Hibiscus - Knowledgebase Question

Temecula, Ca
Question by jml319
May 20, 2009
Last year I planted a hibiscus. During the cold weather it lost its leaves. This spring the shrub came back. But the leaves are what appear to be less than 1/2 their normal size. It is however producing numerous flowers with the small leaves. Is this normal?

Answer from NGA
May 20, 2009


It is normal and as the season progresses your plant will develop larger, healthier looking leaves. Hibiscus thrives in the heat so I think your plant will develop lots of healthy new leaves and lots of flowers by the middle of June. Enjoy!

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