Plant Care High mallow

High mallow

Also known as

Common mallow, Cheeses, Tall mallow and Mauve des bois


Malva sylvestris

How to care for High mallow


How often to water your High mallow

Water needs for High mallow
0.5 cups
every 9

High mallow needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for High mallow in your home

Light needs and placement for plant High mallow: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

High mallow may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize High mallow

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

Care Summary for High mallow

High mallow

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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