Country Mallow - Plant
Common name: Sida cordifolia
Bloom time: Late Spring/Early Summer
Height: 18-24 in.
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Common marshmallow plants grow best in sandy, moist soil and are not fussy about the soil s pH level. They need partial shade to full sun. Prepare their seeds for sowing by placing them in damp peat moss inside a plastic bag, and keep the bagged seeds in a refrigerator for four to six weeks
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: well-drained soi
Temprature: 20 and 30°C.
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- The common marshmallow’s leaves, flowers, roots and seeds are edible.
- The roots contain a mucilagelike material that can be cooked into a soft sweet food -- the original marshmallow candy.
- Making it begins with peeling and thinly slicing several roots.
- Place the slices in a pot, and barely cover them with hot water.
Mallow leaves are deliciously cooked in the popular With endless cuisines nominating Mallow leaves in and as a special dish, Mallow has undoubtedly spread worldwide owing to its attractive features and varieties.
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for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor before use.
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