Plant Care Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock

Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock

Also known as

Palm-leaf marshmallow

Taxonomy

Althaea cannabina
Althaea
Malvaceae
Malvales

How to care for Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock

💦 Water

How often to water your Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock

Water needs for Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock
0.5 cups
every 9

Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock 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 Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock: 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 Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 4a-8b. Find your local hardiness zone here.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock

Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock

Hemp-Leaved Hollyhock


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.

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