Hollyhock, French (Malva sylvestris Mauritiana) - 25 Seeds
•American grown seeds
•USDA Zones: 5-9
Establishing hollyhock from seeds is very rewarding. To get a jump start on the growing season, sow the seeds indoors or in the greenhouse 6 - 8 weeks before the last frost date. Use starter trays and quality starter mix and sow the Malva seeds on the surface, pressing them into the soil to make good contact. Keep them consistently moist. Sowing the flower seeds directly outdoors is an option as well. Prepare soil beds, sow the seeds on the surface and dust over them very lightly with loose garden soil. Keep the seeds moist until germination has occurred. Young Mallow plants can be transplanted or even moved to other positions in the garden. During the bloom season, water the plants well and use a balanced fertilizer. After the bloom season, cut back the stalks hard, down to just 3 - 4 inches above ground and continue to water and fertilize. Depending on your location and growing season, the plants may come back for a second bloom in late summer or early fall.
Light Required: Full sun to partial shade
Watering: Keep moist
Seeds per Plant: 2-3
Plant Spacing: 36 inches
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