Plant Care Abutilon Striatum

Abutilon Striatum

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Abutilon Striatum has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily
Abutilon Striatum has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

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

Taxonomy

Callianthe picta
Callianthe
Malvaceae
Malvales

How to care for Abutilon Striatum

Water

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Abutilon Striatum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Abutilon Striatum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Abutilon Striatum in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

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.

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Care Summary for Abutilon Striatum

Abutilon Striatum

Abutilon Striatum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Abutilon Striatum has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Abutilon Striatum has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
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11/27/2021

quite pretty

Blooms easily Blooms easily

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