How to grow Abutilon megapotamicum

Abutilon megapotamicum growing shrub of the genus Abutilon also known as Callianthe megapotamica or Trailing abutilon, Abutilon megapotamicum perennial evergreen or deciduous plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean, temperate or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+.

Leaves color green in heart shape but can be lobed with 3 lobes.

Abutilon megapotamicum flower

Flower color red with yellow with red stems in the middle, the red part looks like capsule (Lantern shape).

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Requirements for Abutilon megapotamicum growing and care:

Moist soil, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design and dead flowers stems

Size of the plant:
1-2m, 40-80 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Lantern shape flower color red with yellow with red stems in the middle, the red part looks like capsule

Scientific name:

Abutilon megapotamicum

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