Plant Care Korean Hibiscus

Korean Hibiscus

3.5 out of 5 (4 experiences)

Korean Hibiscus has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Korean Hibiscus has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Also known as

Rose of sharon, Korean rose, Syrian ketmia, Rose mallow, Bonsaï Ibiscus and white pillar hibiscus

Taxonomy

Hibiscus syriacus
Hibiscus
Malvaceae
Malvales

How to care for Korean Hibiscus

Water

How often to water your Korean Hibiscus

Water needs for Korean Hibiscus
0.5 cups
every 9

Korean Hibiscus needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Korean Hibiscus

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Korean Hibiscus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Korean Hibiscus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Korean Hibiscus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Korean Hibiscus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Korean Hibiscus in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Korean Hibiscus

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Korean Hibiscus: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Korean Hibiscus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Korean Hibiscus is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Korean Hibiscus

Korean Hibiscus

Korean Hibiscus


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Korean Hibiscus has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Korean Hibiscus has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Korean Hibiscus has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Korean Hibiscus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Korean Hibiscus has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Korean Hibiscus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
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Blooms easily Blooms easily

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