Abutilon ‘Orange glow’ (Flowering Maple) is an evergreen shrub with mid-green leaves spotted with yellow. The beautiful Flowering Maple ‘Orange Glow’ enchants with its numerous, orange-colored flowers, which appear from April to November. This plant flowers are bell-shaped. Suitable for beds and borders or containers for outdoor or indoor cultivation. It needs a sunny sheltered spot or if growing under glass, a loam-based compost in full light. Water regularly and apply a balanced liquid fertilizer each month. In winter, water sparingly keeping the growing medium just moist.

Abutilon Orange Glow grows like a shrub and reaches sizes of up to 1.5 m and widths of around 80 cm.

Scientific Classification:

Scientific Name: Abutilon ‘Orange Glow’
Common Names: Flowering Maple ‘Orange Glow’
Family: Malvaceae
Type: Shrub
Abutilon Orange Glow - Flowering Maple Orange Glow

How to care and grow Abutilon Orange Glow (Flowering Maple)?

Sunlight:

It thrives best in partially shaded place out of direct sun to avoid leaf damage and grown outdoors in warmer climates.

Soil:

It grows well in Moist and free draining.

Water:

Occasional watering
Water sparingly in winter, keeping barely moist.

Temperature:

It prefers a temperature minimum 5°C.
In summer it prefers an ambient temperature between 18 ° C and 22 ° C.
During the winter season temperature is allowed to drop to 12 ° C to 15 ° C.

Humidity:

It requires moist air.

Fertilizer:

When in growth water freely and apply a balanced liquid fertilizer monthly.

Propagation:

Flowering Maple plant can be easily propagated by seed and cuttings.

Seed

Propagate Abutilon by seed in spring.

Cuttings

Softwood, greenwood or semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Cultivation

It can be done in

  • informal garden
  • gravel garden
  • Mediterranean garden
  • pot or container
  • architectural garden
  • terrace or courtyard
  • rock garden
  • lawn or open field
  • flower garden
  • country garden
  • coastal garden
  • sub-garden tropical

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