- Latin Name- Hibiscus Syriacus Hardy Planting Zone- 5-9 Mature Height- 8-12 ft Width- 6-10 ft Sun or Shade- Full Sun OR Partial Shade
Growing Your Own White Hibiscus Shrub
Growing a White Hibiscus shrub contains needing a sunny place with good soil drainage. The White Hibiscus Shrub is seen in non-tropical environments within Mediterranean climate and in hardiness zones 9 and 10. You will want to test your soil pH and make sure to offer a soil acidity of just below 7.0 on the pH scale. You need to make changes to your soil to either lower or raise it to match the required pH for this plant to survive.
Monitoring your White Hibiscus takes adding organic matter as needed, maintaining nutrient levels, and noticing if there have been any differences in moisture or aeration treatments.
You will want to plant the hibiscus in pots and the soil at least 6 inches deep. Make sure to have an area to plant them in the ground and place them at least 3 feet apart between each shrub. When thinking of when to plant these shrubs, you should consider planting them in the summer, spring or autumn. When you are going to plant them use well-drained soil and water. It to help settle the roots in the ground. You should want to give at least an inch of water to the plant every week, and during rain, you will not need to water as much if any.
White Hibiscus Shrub plants are in need of being protected by the wind and need fertilizer on occasion as well as irrigation.
The shrub can be pruned to manage how big it gets. To ensure new growth, you will want to get rid of any flowers that grow on the bush. You will also want to make sure to remove any insects that are in your bush as they can cause damage to it overall. When inspecting your plant keep these healthy tips and advice in mind.
White Hibiscus Ships as Bare Root