Also known as
Wax Mallow, Wax Mallow, Turkcap, Wax mallow, Ladies teardrop and Scotchman's purse
How to care for Malvaviscus Arboreus
Malvaviscus Arboreus 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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Malvaviscus Arboreus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Malvaviscus Arboreus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Malvaviscus Arboreus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.