Hibiscus coccineus growing shrub‎ of the genus Hibiscus also known as Scarlet hibiscus, Hibiscus coccineus perennial evergreen plant and used mostly as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 9b+.

Leaves color green light to dark in digitate structure (like hand with fingers) there are 5 lobes, each lobe (finger) elliptic shape.

Hibiscus coccineus flowers

Flower color red with 5 petals, the size of the flower 4-10 cm

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Requirements for Hibiscus coccineus growing and care:

More than -6 C

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
?

Recommended planting season?
All year

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
weak branches, dead flower and leaves

Size of the plant?
1-3 m, 3-10 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Red flower with 5 petals, the size of the flower 4-10 cm

Pollination is done by:
Bees, flies

Uses of Hibiscus coccineus leaves:
Beverage

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
All year

How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant establish

Information about leaves:
Green leaves light to dark in digitate structure (like hand with fingers) there are 5 lobes, each lobe (finger) elliptic shape.

Uses of Hibiscus coccineus leaves:
Cooked, raw

Scientific name:

Hibiscus coccineus

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