Hibiscus tiliaceus 'Rubra' (Hibiscus Cottonwood Tree)

Hibiscus tiliaceus rubra Cottonwood Tree 200 mm
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Hibiscus tiliaceus 'Rubra' (Hibiscus Cottonwood Tree)

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The hibiscus cottonwood tree has decorative red and green heart-shaped leaves. During spring, yellow hibiscus blooms can be found on this little, sturdy tropical tree. This plant's dense foliage makes it perfect for use as a screen. fantastic shade tree grows to be between 5-8 m high and 3-5 m wide. Mulch thoroughly but make sure not to let any organic mulch touch the stem. The hibiscus cottonwood prefers full sun. During spring, fertilise frequently with a citrus or a specialised hibiscus meal. You can prune the hibiscus cottonwood for the desired shape. Easy to care for and drought tolerant.

Light requirement: Full Sun and Part sun/part shade

Water requirement: Medium

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Skill level: Intermediate

Growth rate: Intermediate

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Drought tolerance: Low

Frost tolerance: Low

Wind tolerance: High

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Mature height: 8 m

Mature width: 8 m

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Colour: Green and red

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen


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