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Althaea rosea

Description
Life formherbPhysiology
HabiterectCategoryornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanannual, biennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.----Soil texturemediumwide
Rainfall (annual)----Soil fertilityhighlow
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinity
Soil PH----Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonesubtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.wind
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
food additivecolorantflowers
medicinaldigestive system applicationsflowers
medicinalskin applicationsflowers
medicinalrespiratory applicationsflowers
materialcosmetics & perfumeryflowers