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Location: cleveland queensland


our hibiscus is losing buds before they flower, no insect presence and they are in good soil and receive adequate water?

Greener Thumb
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Location: North Carolina

Could they be getting too much water?

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Joined: Mon Feb 20, 2012 2:42 pm
Location: Lexington, KY.

Thrips are the most likely culprits. Open the bud onto a white sheet of paper and shake the bud. Very small dark colored lines will be seen. If you ever do get a bloom, it will have areas that are dappled in apperance.

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