Plant Care Abutilon Pictum

Abutilon Pictum

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

Also known as

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 Pictum


How often to water your Abutilon Pictum

Water needs for Abutilon Pictum
0.5 cups
every 9

Abutilon Pictum 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 Pictum

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

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

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

Abutilon Pictum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Abutilon Pictum

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Abutilon Pictum: 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 Pictum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Abutilon Pictum

Abutilon Pictum

Abutilon Pictum

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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 Pictum has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Abutilon Pictum has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
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