Alcea rosea grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Alcea also known as Common hollyhock, Alcea rosea can grow as perennial evergreen, biennial or annual plant also used as ornamental and medical plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-11.
Leaves edible color green in heart to round shape with lobed edges.
Alcea rosea flower
Flower edible color can be: bordeaux, red, pink, black, orange, white or yellow, flowers have five petals round flower some cultivars full flower or the inner part can be darker color.
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How to grow Alcea rosea growing and care:
Nothing special Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction What is the best way to start growing? No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Aggressive Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring / Autumn, winter (in hot weather) Planting season: Aphids Pests and diseases: Winter Pruning season: Dead stems and leaves How to prune: 1-2.5 m (3-9 feet) Size of the plant? Fast growing / Medium growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Small amount of water / Average amount of water Water requirement: Full Sun / Half Shade Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Spring / Summer Bloom season? Bordeaux, red, pink, black, orange, white or yellow flowers, with five petals round flower some cultivars full flower or the inner part can be darker color General information about the flower: Bees Pollination is done by: Eaten raw, cooked Uses of flower: Edible leaves Spring / Summer / Autumn / Winter Leaves harvesting season Almost fully grown How to harvest the leaves? Green leaves in heart to round shape with lobed edges Information about leaves: Raw, cooked, staffed Uses of Name leaves: Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Spring flowers Summer flowers Edible Parts Edible flowers Edible leaves Culinary uses Cooked Eaten raw Leafy vegetables Salad Stuffed or Wrapped Flower colors Black flower Orange flower Pink flower Purple flower Red flower White flower Yellow flower Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Annual plant Biennial plant Evergreen Perennial plant Plant Uses Edible plants Floristry Medical uses Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Watering plants Regularly water Small amounts of water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 3 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9