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Malva Real Seeds - Vara de San José

Malva Real Seeds - Vara de San José

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The Malva Real is a perennial plant that belongs to the Malvaceae family. It has an upright growth and can reach a height of 1.5 to 2 meters. Its leaves are large and heart-shaped, dark green, and its flowers are showy, in various colors such as white, pink, lilac or orange.

Differences vs Mauve Florida

The Malva Real (Alcea rosea) is distinguished by its remarkable height, large and showy flowers, and is used mainly as an ornamental plant. On the other hand, the Florida Mallow (Lavatera trimestris) is generally shorter, with smaller flowers and is also used as an ornamental plant, but with the addition of having medicinal properties in its leaves and flowers.

Characteristics and uses:

The Malva Real is appreciated for its ornamental beauty and its medicinal properties. Its flowers attract butterflies and other pollinators, making it an excellent choice for gardens and green areas.


-Climate: The Malva Real prefers warm and sunny climates. It adapts well to moderate temperatures and can tolerate short periods of drought.

- Soil: It is recommended that the soil be well drained and fertile. The plant can grow in different types of soils, but it prefers those that retain some moisture.

- - Care: The Malva Real requires regular watering to keep the soil moist but not saturated. It is also advisable to apply a balanced fertilizer from time to time to promote healthy growth. The plant may require periodic pruning to maintain its shape and encourage flowering.

Additional care: The Malva Real is a resistant and low-maintenance plant, but it is important to be aware of possible pests and diseases, such as aphids or fungi. In case of detecting a problem, specific treatments can be applied or natural methods of pest control can be used.

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