It is during this period of growth that water needs are greatest. It is nevertheless essential not to flood the roots and to let the soil dry out between 2 waterings.
One or two waterings per week are often sufficient.
Hibiscus in fall and winter:
When the hibiscus enters vegetative rest, begin to reduce the waterings so as to adapt them to the ambient temperature.
- The cooler it is, the less water the plant needs.
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hibiscus leaves that tend to wilt
The leaves turn inwards.
It is often an excess of heat or too much exposure to the sun.
If necessary, bathe the root ball in non-calcareous water.
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White down and on hibiscus leaves :
Falling hibiscus leaves :
It is an excess of water, it is necessary to wait until the soil is dry on the surface between 2 waterings.
Avoid cold drafts or sudden changes in temperature.
Falling flowers :
It is often linked to too dry air. Avoid proximity to a radiator or a window with too much sunlight.
Place the pot on a bed of pebbles or clay balls lightly covered with water.