Malva nicaeensis grow and care – 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 and growing in hardiness zone 5-10
Leaves edible color green with five lobes the leaves size 5-20 cm
Malva nicaeensis flower
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.
Malva nicaeensis for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Malva nicaeensis growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Invasive Autumn in frost free area / Spring in cold area Planting season: Moth larva, spodoptera litura Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All the season How to prune: Injured leaves Size of the plant? 0.2-2 m, 8-80 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing 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 Winter / Spring (in colder climate) Bloom season: General information about the flower White, pink or purple flowers, the flowers small and grow next to knots. Edible Fruits Fruit harvest season: Winter / Spring / early in summer (in colder climate) Fruits pests or diseases: Aphids, spodoptera litura What can be done with big quantities of Malva nicaeensis fruits? Eaten raw, cooked, salad, Work requirements on the fruit: Collect in time after the time the fruit become fibrous and hard 5-8 month How long does it take to bear fruit? Need to pick the fruit, when it’s fresh and green Ripening of fruit Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season: In cold climate spring to summer and in hot climate autumn to spring After the plant establish can pick young leaves fully grown How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Green leaves with five lobes the leaves size 5-20 cm Uses of Malva nicaeensis leaves: Eaten raw, cooked, salad, stuffed Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Spring flowers Winter flowers Edible Parts Edible Fruit Edible leaves Culinary uses Cooked Eaten raw Salad Stuffed or Wrapped Flower colors Pink flower Purple flower White 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 Plant life-form Annual plant Biennial plant Herbaceous Plant Uses Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9