Plant Care Davidson's Bushmallow

Davidson's Bushmallow

Taxonomy

Malacothamnus davidsonii
Malacothamnus
Malvaceae
Malvales

How to care for Davidson's Bushmallow

Water

How often to water your Davidson's Bushmallow

Water needs for Davidson's Bushmallow
0.5 cups
every 9

Davidson's Bushmallow 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Davidson's Bushmallow in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Davidson's Bushmallow: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Davidson's Bushmallow love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Davidson's Bushmallow does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Davidson's Bushmallow

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Davidson's Bushmallow: 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 Davidson's Bushmallow after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Davidson's Bushmallow

Davidson's Bushmallow


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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