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How To Grow Hibiscus Seeds/ plants in India?

The hibiscus is a rose scarlet with a single whorl of five petals, belonging to the biological family Malvaceae. The varieties of hibiscus seeds are single or double-flowered, super big, and Hawaiian hybrids. 

There are many varieties of colors, like red, yellow, pink, white, orange, deep red, rosy pink, and many more mixtures of colors. The most common name of hibiscus is ‘China Rose’, ‘Joba’, ‘Jaswand’, and ‘Gurhal’.

Do you know that the hibiscus flower is offered to Lord Ganesha and Goddess Kali? So, in this article, we will tell the necessary steps to take while germinating hibiscus seeds. The flower that emits divine and positive vibes. 

Does Hibiscus Seeds Grow In Shade?

Hibiscus is a sun-loving plant. It grows best in full sunlight. In a day, the plant needs at least 7-10 hours of sunlight and the temperature ranging from 16°C to 32°C is suitable to grow hibiscus.

How Often Do Hibiscus Seeds Need To Be Watered?

Water the hibiscus plant every day in the summer season and alternatively in the winter season. 

Which Season Is Best To Grow Hibiscus?

The plant is an annual plant. And it grows in every season.

What Is The Best Fertilizer For Hibiscus?

A good quality potting mix can be used when growing in pots, but if growing in the soil make sure to add VermiCompost, neem cake powder, and cow dung.

How To Take Care Of The Hibiscus Plant?

  • Remove the dead, and infected branches immediately.
  • For fungal infections try the home remedies of soap water or apply the neem oil available online.
  • Hence, check on the bugs or white mass in the leaf and stems regularly.
  • The soil where the plant is growing must be well-drained.
  • Loamy and sandy soil is best for hibiscus.
  • The seeds take 14 to 21 days to germinate.

What Are The Medicinal Uses Of Hibiscus?

  • Hibiscus is in ayurvedic treatments, therefore it comes in use for preparing shampoo and oil.
  • It comes in use in treatment for bleeding piles, alopecia, emaciation, and dysmenorrhea.
  • Improves the strength of cardiac muscles.
  • Also, the flowers are used in making hibiscus tea as it regulates blood pressure and cholesterol.
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