Plant Care Cheeseweed Mallow

Cheeseweed Mallow

About Cheeseweed Mallow

Cheeseweed Mallow is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Cheeseweed Mallow likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.


Malva parviflora

Also known as

Egyptian mallow, Least Mallow, Small-flowered mallow and cheeseweed

How to care for Cheeseweed Mallow


How often to water your Cheeseweed Mallow

Water needs for Cheeseweed Mallow
0.5 cups
every 9

Cheeseweed 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 San Antonio, Texas.

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 Cheeseweed Mallow

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.

Plant care guide for Cheeseweed Mallow in San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

59% Medium

Finding light for Cheeseweed Mallow in your home

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

Cheeseweed Mallow love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Cheeseweed Mallow does not tolerate low light 🚫.

San Antonio, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Cheeseweed Mallow

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Cheeseweed Mallow

Cheeseweed Mallow

Cheeseweed Mallow

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in San Antonio, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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