Amend the "lantin! hole with or!anic com"ost and "erlite or crushed la#a roc* to "romote e%cellent draina!e. ,f our soil is hea#& consider "lantin! hibiscus in raised beds or containers. Ste"entl remo#e the hibiscus from the nurser container& slidin! the "lant from the can if "ossible. /therwise& cut the can awa from the root ball. Hibiscus ha#e delicate roots and the "lant will suffer if the are dama!ed. Ste"0Plant hibiscus so that the to" inch of the root ball is abo#e-!round. $his ensures that the crown of the "lant will not rot. 1ill in the "lantin! hole with or!anic com"ost until the desired "lantin! hei!ht is reached. Ste"2,mmediatel after "lantin!& water to settle the soil. ,f the "lant sin*s& !entl remo#e it from the hole& add more soil& and re"lant. Ste"34ulch under "lants to "re#ent moisture loss and weed !rowth.
How to 5are for a Hibiscus
Ste"'Water hibiscus when the soil is dr to the touch. $he roots must remain constantl moist& but not wet. Well-drained soil is *e. Ste"