Plant Care Common Mallow

Common Mallow

Also known as

Common mallow

Taxonomy

Malva neglecta
Malva
Malvaceae
Malvales

How to care for Common Mallow

Water

How often to water your Common Mallow

Water needs for Common Mallow
0.5 cups
every 9

Common Mallow needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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 Common Mallow

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Plant care guide for Common Mallow in Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins, Colorado

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Finding light for Common Mallow in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Common Mallow: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Common Mallow 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 Fort Collins, Colorado ⛅.

Common Mallow does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Common Mallow

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

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Care Summary for Common Mallow

Common Mallow

Common Mallow


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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