You will need
  • -hibiscus;
  • -a sharp knife, scalpel or shears;
  • -garden options;
  • -alcohol or peroxide.
Hibiscus is a very hardy plant and tolerates pruning well. In the fall it can be cut generally to a stump. In winter, the hibiscus period of rest, so you can go ahead and cut almost all the stems at a distance of 4-5 cm from the ground. The pot in this case it is better to put somewhere in a shady cool place.
If you have enough space in the apartment and you prefer to see your hibiscus constantly, not cut it completely. Some Chinese rose beautifully in bloom almost all year round. However, this does not apply to newly planted plants. If you planted the cutting, you have it has grown significantly, and even gave the long side shoots, take the formation of the crown. Do it better in the winter while the plant is in relative rest and intense movement of juices started.
Find have grown to the desired height of the hibiscus top Bud. Back up of 4-5 cm Disinfect the knife or scalpel and cut off the stem. A slice can be both direct and oblique, the hibiscus is in General anyway. If the stem is already thick, it is easier to make the oblique cut. If the juice is still there, wipe it with a damp cloth. The wound zamazhte garden pitch, especially if it is large.
The hibiscus should be cut off and side shoots, especially if they are long, skinny and barren. This is done in exactly the same as when the topping of the main trunk. Determine the length of a escape, find the nearest to this point, the kidney or the sheet and trim the thread. If the branch is thin, the pitch can be wound not to cover.
Topping can be combined with transplanting the plants. Small hibiscus transplant into a slightly larger pot without touching the roots. In the adult plant, you can just replace part of the soil.