Flowering Maple (Abutilon pictum)
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.
Evergreen Perennial Shrub, Small Tree
Up to 10 ft.
Soil & Moisture:
Requires well-draining soil, moderate water in the summer so that the soil is lightly but consistently moist
Full Sun, Part Shade
Outdoors 8-10 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+
Our Flowering Maple is grown from cuttings and is capable of harvest within 1 year.