So I got a tiny Hibiscus seedling at a Horticulture show last January. It's in a pretty big pot on a lanai - good sun etc..etc..
I water it almost everyday - I live in Alabama on the coast so it's been very hot and humid, but the plant has thrived so well, when I pulled it away from edge of porch last weekend ( we were having a hurricane - high winds etc..) I realised it has grown to WAY over 5 feet tall ( I am 5'10") and at the base it looks like 2 separate plants.
It is extremely "bushy" has LOTS of leaves and is bountiful in its 'production' of big, beautiful scarlet flowers - sometimes there are as many as 10 blooms at once and you can count just as many buds on the way....
my question..............it clearly needs more room for its roots so I will be 're-potting' it soon.
Can I divide it when I'm doing that???
I have some experience doing this with philodendrons. I literally take a knife and cut it at the root bed - I have 5 philodendrons now that are all 8 feet wide and 5 feet tall and they all came from the same plant 10 years.