About Mexican Cotton
Upland Cotton is the most commonly planted agricultural cotton and provides 90% of the world's cotton. Cotton-seed oil is obtained from the seeds and used in various cooking products as margarine and cooking oils. It is an annual to perennial subshrub in the mallow family.
Also known as
Upland Cotton, Upland Cotton, Cotton and Mexican cotton
How to care for Mexican Cotton
Mexican Cotton 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.
Mexican Cotton love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Mexican Cotton does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Mexican Cotton in your home 🏡.
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 Mexican Cotton after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.