Abutilon hulseanum

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 9A 9B 

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Also known as Sida huselana

Plant Specifics

Size:Up to about 7ft tall, rangy unless cut back periofically.  Somewhat shrubby but not really woody.
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Orangy pink
Fruit Color:Brown
Phenology:Blooms late winter, early spring.
Habitats:Disturbed. Old orange groves, pasture, roadsides. May occur naturally along the west FL coast including shell mounds and dunes . All records for inland areas are from disturbed sites, predominantly old orange groves and pastures.


Recommended Uses:
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Unknown
Salt Spray Tolerance:Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.
Soil/Substrate:Clay, Sand