Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Abutilon ochsenii.
Medicinal uses(Warning!)There are no medicinal uses listed for Abutilon ochsenii.
Cuttings of young shoots, June in a frame. Grow on in the greenhouse for their first winter and plant out in spring after the last expected frosts.Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame. Grow on in the greenhouse for their first winter and plant out in spring after the last expected frosts.
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This species is only hardy in the mildest areas of Britain, tolerating temperatures down to between -5 to -10°c when given the protection of a south or south-west facing wall. Plants are often deciduous in cold winters. A deep mulch in winter and tying in growth to the wall will maximise protection in winter. If the plant is cut back by cold weather, it will normally resprout from the base in the spring and can flower on the current year's growth. Plants tend to be short-lived in Britain, dying suddenly without any apparent cause. This is probably because they flower so profusely that they die of exhaustion. They produce an abundance of fertile seed, however, and this normally breeds true to type, though it will hybridise with the closely related A. vitifolium if this species is nearby. Dead-heading plants to prevent seeding can enhance longevity. This species is closely related to A. vitifolium. Tip-prune young plants to promote a bushy habit, older plants can be cut back hard annually in spring if required.Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus.
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