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.
Temperatures Annual mallow
Plant which needs at least a few hours a day of sunlight. We suggest growing the The Annual mallow outdoors year round, as they don't fear cold weather.These plants have an annual development, therefore when it becomes cold they deteriorate, and get completely eradicated.
Irrigation Annual mallow
Watering takes place only when the soil has been dry for days, usually every 1-2 weeks can be enough; if the climate is particularly hot we can slightly intensify the irrigations, using 2-3 glasses of water . As the cold weather arrives, in autumn, usually waterings is interrupted because these plants can't bear harsh temperatures.
Adversity 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.
Substrate Annual mallow
We advise locating these annual plants in a dissolved soil, with an elevated drainage.
Cultivate Annual mallow
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.