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What kind of soil does Rose of Sharon need?
Last Updated: 15th January, 2020
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Likewise, are coffee grounds good for Rose of Sharon?
Roses do like coffee grounds, but too much too close can give them a nasty nitrogen burn and can kill your roses. Never sprinkle coffee grounds right next to the plant. There's a great way to feed your roses coffee grounds, which lowers the ph on soil and attracts worms which loosen and feed the soil- great for roses!
Subsequently, question is, can Rose of Sharon be kept small? plant genetics. You've most likely got Hibiscus syriacus, or what people commonly call rose-of-sharon. Most of these can get pretty big - into the 12- to 14-foot small-tree size if they're not pruned. Even when cut back severely, rose-of-sharons are going to attempt to grow to the size programmed by its genes.
Also to know is, does Rose of Sharon have deep roots?
Rose of Sharon grows a tap root capable of causing problems in the garden. Tap roots are substantial roots that extend deep into the ground directly beneath the plant as opposed to root systems known to spread out away from the plant.
How big does Rose of Sharon get?
Rose of Sharon has a medium growth rate, meaning that it grows approximately 13 to 24 inches a year. A mature Rose of Sharon bush can grow between 8 to 12 feet tall with a 4 to 10 foot spread. The shrubs have a compact, upright growth pattern when young, but tend to spread out as they age.