Abutilon

Abutilon

Life form
Shrub
Family
Malvaceae
Origin
China, Japan
Easy growing
Abutilone is an easy plant for growing, but with it there may be small difficulties.
Size
1.5-2 m.
Growth rate
Very fast growth.
Lifetime
Many years.
Temperature
In the summer: 60,8-84,2 ° F. In winter – 50-62,6 ° F.
Moisture
Average spraying is required in summer once a week.
Lighting
An ideally south-west window, Abutilon needs a bright, non-directional light.
Soil
Well drained general-purpose soils. Purchased soil must be sufficiently airy, sand or perlite with peat should be added if it is very dense. For the soil of own preparation it is possible to use: 1 part of garden ground, 1 part of coarse-grained sand or perlite, 1 part of wet peat or humus (leaf ground), a little lime. For growing abutilone, always choose a pot with a hole.
Watering
Soil must be constantly moist. Use warm water. In the winter, watering is limited.
Fertilizer
Fertilize from April to October at least once every 2 weeks. An alternative is the use of slow-action granular fertilizers, which are introduced annually in early spring.
Reproduction
In spring, stem cauliflower with 3 nodes 7-10 cm long. Root in water, wet sand, peat or pearl. Requires a temperature of at least +68 F. Seed propagation is possible. If they are planted in January, then the albumin will bloom in the same year.
Flowering
Flowers are orange, white, pink, yellow, etc.
Features of care
Abutilone loves fresh air and will grow without any problems with a beginner florist. Requires pruning and pricking, when the roots begin to grow from the bottom of the pot, it’s time to replant! If possible, preferably in the summer to keep the street in the summer in the penumbra. Ideal plant for hanging baskets.
Difficulties
Abutilone is susceptible to the attack of the following pests: mealybugs and spider mites. Shocked by a billboard, smoldering. It is possible that the leaves fall from the draft, when the place changes, when it is kept in the cold, the yellowing of the leaves and their falling off – when the earth coma dries out. When there is a lack of light, stretch the shoots.
Air purification
Toxicity
Occasionally, contact with skin may cause irritation


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