How to grow Abutilon theophrasti

Abutilon theophrasti growing shrub‎ of the genus Abutilon also known as Velvetleaf or Velvet plant, Abutilon theophrasti perennial evergreen or annual plant and used as ornamental plant and also as medical, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean, temperate, tropic climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 11+ as perennial 5-9 as annual.

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

Abutilon theophrasti flower

Flower and color yellow, shape in bowl and in the inner part round stamens.

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Requirements for Abutilon theophrasti 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:
Invasive

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant:
50-100cm, 20-40 inches

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

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

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

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Yellow or more than one color, with veins in other colors, shape in bowl and in the inner part round stamens

Scientific name:

Abutilon theophrasti

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