Flowering Maple (Abutilon pictum)

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Flowering Maple, also known as Red Vein Indian Mallow or Chinese Lander, is a flowering shrub or small tree native to Brazil.  It's smooth green foliage resembles that of a maple tree, however it is from the hibiscus and okra family of plants. 

Flowering Maple blooms gorgeous red-veined lantern flowers nearly year round.  It makes a great potted plant and can easy be grown or overwintered indoors. Flowers are edible and have a light, sweet flavor.  They can be eaten raw or cooked. 

Plant Type:
Evergreen Perennial Shrub, Small Tree

Harvest Season:
Flowers: Year-Round

Mature Size:
Up to 10 ft.

Soil & Moisture:
 Requires well-draining soil, moderate water in the summer so that the soil is lightly but consistently moist

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile:
Yes

Growth Rate:
Fast

Zone Hardiness
Outdoors 8-10 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation:
Our Flowering Maple is grown from cuttings and is capable of harvest within 1 year.

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