Marshmallow (Althea officinalis) Live Root Crown


These are BARE ROOT and should be planted as soon as possible or kept refrigerated.

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Althaea officinalis (or common marshmallow) is a perennial indigenous to Europe, Western Asia, and North Africa. This plant is used medicinally and as an ornamental piece. A confection made from the root since ancient Egyptian time evolved into today’s marshmallow treat.

Type: Perennial
Growing Zones: 3 – 10
Sow: Plant directly in the Fall. The crown will grow underground for the Winter and have new growth in Spring.
Days to harvest: 16 months
Sunlight: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Summer
Bloom Description: Pale pink-white
Drought Tolerance: Poor
Special Properties:

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 7.5 × 4 × 3.5 in


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