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Malva alcea

Description
Life formherbPhysiologydeciduous, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryvegetables, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.14281032Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)50014004001500Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude41406061Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1500Soil salinity
Soil PH6.5868.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonesubtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-30Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

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

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beverageflowers
food & beverageleaves
food & beveragesap
food & beverageseeds
materialfibresbark
materialdye/tanninentire plant
materialdye/tanninseeds
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
medicinalskin applicationsleaves
medicinalimmune system applicationsleaves