(San Antonio, Texas, USA)
I live in San Antonio, Texas. I have a potted hibiscus. It is normally out on my patio.
As we entered Fall, there were less and less blooms, and then none at all. As we’ve had cooler and cooler temperatures at night, I’ve been bringing it inside. If the temperature is less than 50° at night or during the day, it remains indoors.
I water it every couple of days or so to avoid over watering it.
For the last couple of months I’ve been fighting the yellowing, sometimes browning of leaves. Then, they fall off. At times, it appears as though something is eating it because I see holes in some of the leaves. However, I can’t find any critters.
I’ve sprayed it with insecticidal soap.
All the while, it continues to show new growth. The pot it’s in is 10 inches at its base and 20 inches at the rim. However, it appears that it might be too small, as I see roots poking through the dirt. HELP!!! I don’t want to lose this plant entirely.