Malva nicaeensis

Malva nicaeensis growing herbaceous of the genus Malva also known as French mallow, Malva nicaeensis annual or biennial plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical, desert or temperate climate

Leaves edible color green with five lobes the leaves size 5-20 cm

Flower color can be white, pink, purple or more than on color, the flowers small and grow next to knots.

Fruit edible in color green, the fruit shape is round with lobed the fruit are little triangle that assembled to round shape with round pin in the middle, the taste can be sweet to bitter.

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Requirements for growing Malva nicaeensis:
Cool weather

What is the best way to start growing Malva nicaeensis:
Plant / Seedling / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Malva nicaeensis?
No

Difficulties/Problems with growing Malva nicaeensis:
Invasive

When is the best time to plant a Malva nicaeensis plant:
Autumn in frost free area / Spring in cold area

Pests and diseases in Malva nicaeensis:
Moth larva, spodoptera litura

When is the best time to prune a Malva nicaeensis plant?
All the season

How to prune a Malva nicaeensis:
Injured leaves

What is the size of a Malva nicaeensis plant?
0.2-2 m

Growth speed in Malva nicaeensis:
Fast growing

Malva nicaeensis Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Malva nicaeensis:
Full Sun / Half Shade

It is possible to grow Malva nicaeensis indoor?
No

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

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Blooming: 

When does Malva nicaeensis bloom?
Winter / Spring (in colder climate)

General information about the flower:
White, pink or purple flowers, the flowers small and grow next to knots.

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Fruit: 

When does Malva nicaeensis yield:
Winter / Spring / early in summer (in colder climate)

Pests or diseases in Malva nicaeensis fruit:
Aphids, spodoptera litura

What can be done with big quantities of Malva nicaeensis fruit?
Eaten raw, cooked, salad,

Work requirements on the Malva nicaeensis fruit:
Collect in time after the time the fruit become fibrous and hard

How long does it take for a Malva nicaeensis to bear fruit?
5-8 month

Ripening of Malva nicaeensis fruit
Need to pick the fruit, when it’s fresh and green

Edible leaves: 

When to trim Malva nicaeensis leaves?
In cold climate spring to summer and in hot climate autumn to spring

How to trim Malva nicaeensis leaves?
After the plant establish can pick young leaves fully grown

Information about Malva nicaeensis leaves:
Green leaves with five lobes the leaves size 5-20 cm

Uses of Malva nicaeensis leaves:
Eaten raw, cooked, salad, stuffed