Musk mallow  deep red, scented flowers and leaves.

Musk mallow deep red, scented flowers and leaves.

Musk Mallow

Musk Mallow

Musk Mallow For Sale (Size: Medium)  (Grown from Seed)

Musk Mallow For Sale (Size: Medium) (Grown from Seed)

Leaf of the Musk Mallow

Leaf of the Musk Mallow

Musk Mallow

Abelmoschus moschatus tuberosus fullscreen
Stunning red flowers last for only one day but are produced prolifically. Seeds are musk scented. Leaves, shoots and tuberous roots can be eaten raw or cooked. A small shrub that grows to about 2m. It is fast growing. Musk Mallow is not long lived, usually less than 15 years. Very Drought tolerant.
Other Names: Native Rosella

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Specifications of Musk Mallow

Preferred Climate SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 0-1m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? Some Leaves (Partly Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Dwarf (1/2 Normal Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest First Year

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage, Poor Drainage (Clay)

Soil pH Moderately Acidic (5.5-6.5), Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months January, February, March, November, December

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Musk Mallow Reviews & Tips

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★★★★ 6y ago


Fabulous small bush with a plethora of lovely red flowers closely resembling hibiscus flowers followed by masses of furry, puffy seedpods which can build up and become unsightly once they turn brown, grows vigorously in summer, but is deciduous? during...

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