The Annual mallow have a one or two year development cycle. These plants have an erect, columnar development. The Annual mallow is medium in size and 60 cm in height; in the spring, summer, autumn, winter it assumes a pink colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year.
Exposure Annual mallow
The Annual mallow should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight. The Annual mallow should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero.These plants have an annual development, therefore when it becomes cold they deteriorate, and get completely eradicated.
Watering Annual mallow
Water rarely, about once every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down. As the cold weather arrives, in autumn, usually waterings is interrupted because these plants can't bear harsh temperatures.
Treatments Annual mallow
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Soil Annual mallow
We advise locating these annual plants in a dissolved soil, with an elevated drainage.
Notes Annual mallow
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.