Plant Care Redvein Abutilon

Redvein Abutilon

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Redvein Abutilon has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily
Redvein Abutilon has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Abutilon Pictum, Abutilon Pictum, Abutilon striatum, Redvein abutilon, Red vein indian mallow, Redvein flowering maple, Chinese-lantern and Red vein chinese lanterns


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How to care for Redvein Abutilon


How often to water your Redvein Abutilon

Water needs for Redvein Abutilon
0.5 cups
every 9

Redvein Abutilon 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.

Calculate water needs of Redvein Abutilon

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Abutilon Pictum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Redvein Abutilon: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Redvein Abutilon love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Redvein Abutilon does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Redvein Abutilon in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Redvein Abutilon

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

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Care Summary for Redvein Abutilon

Redvein Abutilon

Redvein Abutilon

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Redvein Abutilon has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Redvein Abutilon has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
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