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02/08/2014 at 15:51

first year ,my first hibiscus,when and how often do you feed them?

02/08/2014 at 16:02

Not too much feed I,think.  Just a scattering of fish blood n bone in early spring.  

They grow v quickly with relatively brittle branches so I prune annually to keep compact.

02/08/2014 at 16:14
Oops, havent fed mine as such, thats another job for tomorrow!
02/08/2014 at 16:43

Pruning after flowering should suffice with an established plant.  A general feed in Spring should keep it happy  They don't seem to be particularly heavy feeders if in the correct situation ( and they will seed readily too ). 

02/08/2014 at 17:44

Although they like well-drained soil they're quite thirsty, especially at flowering time, so don't forget to water in the summer 

05/08/2014 at 20:19

thanks guys ,should of asked before.I AM GUILTY of over feeding with rose +shrub .Can tell by the flower ,is there anything I CAN DO to rescue what left alone,thought about digging and replacing the soil?

05/08/2014 at 20:34

Fed hibiscus 2nd of August so hopeful.Any further support appreciated.

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