Hollyhock grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Alcea also known as Hollyhocks, Hollyhock can grow as perennial evergreen, biennial or annual plant also used as ornamental and medical plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-11a.
Leaves edible in color green the shape can be heart to round with lobed edges to deeply lobed.
Flower edible color can be: bordeaux, purple, red, green, pink, black, orange, white or yellow, flowers have five petals or multi petals round flower some cultivars full flower or the inner part can be darker color.
Hollyhock for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Hollyhock growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Aggressive, invasive Spring / Autumn, winter (in hot weather) Planting season: Aphids Pests and diseases: Pruning season: Winter How to prune: Dead stems and leaves Size of the plant? 1-2.5 m, 40-100 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Small amount of water / Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring / Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower 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 Pollination is done by: Bees Uses of Hollyhock flower Eaten raw, cooked : Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season: Most of the year Fully grown young leaves How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Green leaves in heart to round shape with lobed edges Uses of Hollyhock leaves: Raw, cooked, staffed Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Spring flowers Summer flowers Edible Parts Edible flowers Edible leaves Culinary uses Cooked Eaten raw 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 Herbaceous Perennial plant Plant Uses Edible plants Floristry Medical uses Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants 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