Country Mallow - Plant
Description for Country Mallow
Sida cordifolia is a perennial subshrub of the mallow family Malvaceae native to India. It has naturalized throughout the world, and is considered an invasive weed in Africa, Australia, the southern
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Sida cordifolia, flannel weed||Dark yellow, dark orange.||Late Spring/Early Summer||18 to 24 inch.||Easy to grow|
Planting and 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
|Full Sun||Well-drained soil.||Medium||20 and 30 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Country Mallow
- The common marshmallowâ€™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.
Typical uses of Country Mallow
Special features: 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.
Culinary use: Seeds and leaves
Medicinal use: Inflammation of the oral mucosa
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