Abutilon pictum growing shrub‎ of the genus Abutilon also known as Abutilon striatum, Abutilon pictum perennial evergreen or annual plant with edible flowers but mostly used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean, temperate, tropic climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 9+ as perennial 6-9 as annual

Leaves color green with yellow dots or marks in hand shape deeply lobed

Abutilon pictum flower

Flower edible and color can be: orange, red, yellow or more than one color, with veins in other colors, shape in bowl and in the inner part round stamens, the flowers hang like bells.

Alternative names: Red vein abutilon, Red vein Indian mallow, Redvein flowering maple, Chinese-lantern, Red vein Chinese lanterns

Abutilon pictum for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Abutilon pictum growing and care:

Rich soil

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

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but if grow as annual need to

Difficulties or problems when growing:
?

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant:
1-4m, 3-12 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

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

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes

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

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Harvest the flower when full open (the flowers not flat) the base of the leaves, flower color can be: orange, red, yellow or more than one color, with veins in other colors, shape in bowl and in the inner part round stamens

Uses of flower:
Eat raw, cooked

Scientific name:

Abutilon pictum

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