Plant Care Abutilon Striatum

Abutilon Striatum

Also known as

Abutilon pictum, Abutilon pictum, Abutilon striatum, Redvein abutilon, Red vein indian mallow, Redvein flowering maple, Chinese-lantern and Red vein chinese lanterns


Callianthe picta

How to care for Abutilon Striatum


How often to water your Abutilon Striatum

Water needs for Abutilon Striatum
0.5 cups
every 9

Abutilon Striatum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Abutilon Striatum

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Abutilon pictum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Abutilon Striatum: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Abutilon Striatum may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Abutilon Striatum

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Abutilon Striatum: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Abutilon Striatum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Abutilon Striatum

Abutilon Striatum

Abutilon Striatum

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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