How to grow Hibiscus syriacus

Hibiscus syriacus growing shrub‎ of the genus Hibiscus also known as Rose of Sharon or rose mallow, Hibiscus syriacus perennial deciduous plant mostly used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean, temperate or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-10.

Leaves are edible the color green in rhomboid or lobed shape.

Hibiscus syriacus flowers

Flower edible the color white or pink, the inner part is red-bordeaux in trumpet shape.

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How to grow Hibiscus syriacus growing and care:

Well drained soil

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Winter, spring, simmer

Pests and diseases:
Nematode, galls

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
1-2 m, 3-6 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

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

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Trumpet shape in white or pink color, the inner part is red-bordeaux

Pollination is done by:

Uses of Hibiscus syriacus flower:
Salad, beverage

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

How to harvest the leaves?
After plant establish, cut the tender leaves

Information about leaves:
Green leaves in rhomboid or lobed shape

Uses of Hibiscus syriacus leaves:
Beverage, cook

Scientific name:

Hibiscus syriacus

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

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Harvest season

Ornamental parts

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Planting season

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Watering plants

Hardiness zone