These plants are shrubs. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. Indian mallow Is an evergreen; during summer iIt assumes a white colouring; the adult specimens are large in size and reach 2 m high.
Exposure Indian mallow
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. During this time of year we shouldn't worry about minimum temperatures, in fact the the Indian mallow can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero.Perennial plants mainly have a spring and summer development. During the coldest months of the year the aerial part can completely dry out, to come up the year after.
Watering Indian mallow
Letís avoid watering the the Indian mallow excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water . These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants.
Treatments Indian mallow
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.
Soil Indian mallow
Locate these plants in a soft and deep, very well drained soil.
Notes Indian mallow
If desired, we can grow the the Indian mallow in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.