I recently wrote a note to this group -- concerning two flower plants
that are situated side by side; the plants are Hubiscus plants/flowers.
One of the produces flowers, whereas the other one does not. I was
always under the impression that these plants are male and female and
they need not have the aid of a bee for pollination. (sp?).
Also, I live in Florida, about in the middle of the state, north of
Orlando. What is the best time to prune these plants? I have been told
all sorts of things.
You are fortunate. UFL has one of the best hort sites on the Web:
They have a collection of excellent fact sheets covering hundreds of trees
and shrubs: http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/databases.htm
PlantFacts is one-stop shopping for Extension and university publications
throughout the US and Canada: http://plantfacts.osu.edu/web /
A search for 'hibiscus pruning' turns up this excellent UF factsheet:
The Garden Gate http://garden-gate.prairienet.org
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