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How to Prune a Hibiscus – Complete Guide Of Pruning.


What is Pruning?

Pruning is the Triming and Cutting of Unwanted branches from a plant. Sometimes the hibiscus grows in a very disordered shape, to make it in order we need to cut the Branches.

Some Benefits Of Pruning of Hibiscus:-

Pruning of Hibiscus Enhance the beauty of the Plant and the health of the Hibiscus plant also increases. And only A healthy plant can produce lot’s of BLOOMS and it grows also very well.

Pruning makes a Plant More Bushy, pruning of Hibiscus plant makes Your Plant Very healthy. The Sunlight Reaches the hidden Parts of the hibiscus plant also, that Makes it more Powerful

When to Prune a Hibiscus?

Pruning of Hibiscus plant is super beneficial, if you do this in a Right season. The best time to Prune your Hibiscus plant Is in the Spring season and in the whole summer season also. Because this the Growing time Of Hibiscus Plant. 

If you prune it in the winters, there is nothing going to happen. In the Spring season, the atmosphere is very Favourable For the Hibiscus plant to Produce new Branches and gets more bushy.

Types of Pruning of a Hibiscus:-

You can prune your Hibiscus plant in two styles. To make your plant more bushy, you can prune your hibiscus plant softly. 

And if you wants to make your hibiscus plant more Strong and healthy, you have to prune it hardly.

Soft Pruning:-

In the soft pruning you just need to pinch out the Upper growing shoots a little. You can prune your Hibiscus plant softly within the whole Growing Season (Mar to Aug – Asia). It helps a lot to keep the hibiscus plant is shape.

Hard Pruning:-

Hard Pruning is the Triming of Woody stems to make it more growing and to enhance its IMMUNITY. Hard pruning is mainly used to make a desired shape of the hibiscus plant. You can prune your hibiscus plant hardly in the spring season.

The Right Tool to Prune:-

You can Use any Cutter or if the Branch is thin than a Scissor can also be used, But make sure it is Disinfected

The main mistake we made is the usage of wrong tool. You can use any cutter but make sure it is Disinfected of all type of germs. “Disinfection is the removal Germs from the Cutter” So they don’t get entered from the Cut that we make. 

It is Highly important, so For the Disinfection of your cutters.

How to Prune a Hibiscus Properly?

After Disinfection, Cut the Branches a Little. Make a cut of 45° and Leave the Plant to Grow it’s own. Try to use a Sharp Cutter. You can also apply a fungicide Powder on the Cut but is not Necessary. 

The Cut part is sensitive area Don’t spray water over there. After a Few days you will find new Branches growing just behind the Cut. 

Some precautions to Prune a Hibiscus..!

1-Don’t Prune the Hibiscus Plant in the

   Dormancy Time Period.

2-Don’t Prune the Hibiscus, if it have a

   Pest Attack. Make it solution 


3-Don’t Spray Water Over the Cut Part

4-Don’t make Irregular Cuts, use a Sharp

   Cutter or Scissor.

5-Try to Fertilize your Hibiscus Plant 

   After it’s Pruning. 

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