How to care for Chinese Hibiscus
Light: Full Sun
Place in a bright room that is sun drenched almost all day. Or directly in a south-facing window.
Watering need: High demand
This is a water-loving plant, it does not like to dry up much. Before watering feel the soil - the top layer of soil can be slightly dry and the soil below should be a bit moist, but not wet, when watering again. Squeeze a bit of soil between your fingers - if water seeps out it’s still wet.
Fertilizing need: High demand
This plant can be quite demanding and does require a lot of fertilizing to be able to grow as well as to keep green and lush. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.
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The Best Way to Water Your Hibiscus
Some plants require more water than others. Plants with so-called high water needs like the Hibiscus don't like to dry out completely, and so need more frequent watering.
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How to Fertilize Your Plant
Most plants require fertilizing every now and then to ensure that they get the right nutrients in order to stay happy and healthy.
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The best way to repot your Hibiscus
Most plants require repotting every now and then in order to stay happy and healthy. However, repotting can be stressful to plants, so it's important to do it carefully and not too often.
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How to Mist Your Plant
It's best to mist your plants in the morning, when the sun is not too strong and the temperature is cooler. This will give the water time to evaporate before the heat of the day sets in.
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How to Cut Back Your Plant
Cutting back your plant isn't always necessary, but it can help it to look full and healthy.
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Overwintering Your Plant Cool And Bright
Evergreen or semi-deciduous plants keep their foliage during the winter months, and will therefore need a bright spot to survive.
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