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Temperature requirements for first year or seedling Annual mallow

Annual mallow
Malva trimestris
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If this is the first year of your Annual mallow outside as a new plant, then it may need a little extra tending during the coldest months of the year. Not only can frost more severely damage a first-year Annual mallow, but it can also prevent it from growing back as a healthy plant come spring. This plant needs to be kept at 40℉(5℃) or above when they’re not yet established, which can be done either by bringing your Annual mallow inside for a month or two, or putting up mulch or fabric barriers that protect from frost damage.
It’s also a good idea to plant Annual mallow in a shadier spot during the first year or two, as smaller and weaker plants have a more difficult time maintaining their own temperatures in the heat. First-year Annual mallow should receive no more than five hours of direct sunlight per day, particularly if the ambient daytime temperature gets above 80℉(27℃). Shadecloth and frequent watering or misting are the keys to summer heat control.
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Annual mallow (Malva trimestris)
Annual mallow
A species of Mallow
Botanical name: Malva trimestris
Genus: Mallow
Description
Annual mallow (Malva trimestris) is an annual flower with roots in the Mediterranean region. It can now also be found around North America. Annual mallow prefers drained soils and full sunlight. The species epithet to its scientific name, "trimestris," refers to its habit of blooming for three months at a time. Those blooms attract birds, bees, and butterflies.
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Some consider it weed, but it's way more than that; the annual mallow has been considered a medicinal plant for ages, the leaves and flowers of some species are edible, and annual mallow tea is delicious. Whether in pots, garden beds, or flower borders, this plant seems to grow anywhere, and this ability makes the annual mallow very easy to grow. Standing at 15 to 61 cm tall, with pink, red, and whitish veined flowers, this is a gorgeous plant to add to a garden.
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