Marshmallow (Althea officinalis) Potted Herb Plant

Marshmallow (Althea officinalis) Potted Herb Plant


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aka Mallards, Mauls, Schloss Tea, Cheeses, Mortification Root, Guimauve, Gulkhairo, Herba Malvae, Mallards, Malvavisco, Marsh Maillo, Mauve Blanche, Racine de Guimauve, Sweet Weed, Wymote


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Description :

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
Family:  Malvaceae
Native Range:  Europe, Western Asia, and North Africa
Growing Zones:  3-10
Mature Height: 4-7 feet
Mature Width: 15-18 inches

Sunlight: Full sun, Part Sun
Soil Type: Average
Water: Heavy
Drought Tolerance: Poor
Growth Rate: Moderate

Leaf Description: Fuzzy, soft
Bloom Time: Summer, June-August
Bloom Description: Pale pink-white flowers

Harvest: Leaf, Flower, Flowering Tops, Root, Whole Plant
Harvest Time: Summer-Fall, June-October

Special Properties: Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer resistant

Additional Information :
Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 5 × 3 in
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