Tree Mallow, Tree Lavatera, Gay Mallow Lavatera thuringiaca

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Botanical Name:

Lavatera thuringiaca

Family:

Malvaceae

Genus:

Lavatera

Species:

thuringiaca

Common Name:

Tree Mallow, Tree Lavatera, Gay Mallow

Height:
3-4 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5

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  • Lavatera thuringiaca

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Lavatera thuringiaca is a species of Lavatera native to eastern Europe and southwestern Asia , from southern Germany south to Italy , and east to southern Russia , Kazakhstan , and Turkey . more...
* A strong fibre is obtained from the stems, it is used for making string, bags, paper etc. more...