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 around 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

Growth Rate


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

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