Plant Care Abutilon Pictum

Abutilon Pictum

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

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

Taxonomy

Callianthe picta
Callianthe
Malvaceae
Malvales

How to care for Abutilon Pictum

Water

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 located in Columbia, South Carolina.

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Abutilon Pictum in Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

52% Low

Growing Abutilon Pictum in Columbia right now

Light needs for plant Abutilon Pictum in Columbia, South Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 30th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Columbia is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…

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Light needs for plant Abutilon Pictum in Columbia, South Carolina

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

November 30th, 2022

This month, Columbia is getting an average of 8.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.7 total hours of dayl…

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Columbia, South Carolina ⛅.

Abutilon Pictum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

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.

When to repot Abutilon Pictum

Nutrient needs for plant Abutilon Pictum in Columbia, South Carolina

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 28th, 2022

The growing potential in Columbia is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repo…

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Care Summary for Abutilon Pictum

Abutilon Pictum

Abutilon Pictum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Columbia, South Carolina, 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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quite pretty

Blooms easily Blooms easily

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