Hibiscus are hardy and adapt themselves readily to almost any planting. When grouped in masses, the large flowers present an extraordinary picture. The plants are too large for the ordinary garden border because they require much room, but they can be used in large beds of mixed flowers.
Hibiscus do experience attacks from a variety of pests including:
Pink Hibiscus Mealybug
Check out the articles below for more details on individual Hibiscus pests.
Treating pests on Hibiscus trees with Neem is generally safe, some plants may be oversensitive. We look at how to use Neem oil on Hibiscus. Click on this article for tips on using neem sprays and drenches on Hibiscus plants.
Thrips are common pests found in various houseplants, greenhouses, and outdoor gardens. The scientific name is Thysanoptera. These pests are slender, tiny insects with distinctive asymmetrical mouthparts, and fringed wings. There
Pink hibiscus mealybug (Maconellicoccus hirsutus) is one of the most serious pest problems that typically affect plants in tropical and subtropical regions. These pests were first discovered in the Caribbean