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Alba malva seeds thrive in a variety of climates around the world and do so because of their tolerance to heat, drought, as well as chill. 1000 seeds.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Alba Malva Moschata Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTaxonomy:\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cem\u003eMalva moschata f. alba\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e Musk Mallow, White Musk Mallow\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSeed Type:\u003c\/strong\u003e Annual (Biennial in zones 7 - 8)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSow Indoors or Outdoors:\u003c\/strong\u003e Alba malva seeds can be directly sown after the frost, but for earliest blooms, begin indoors 10 – 12 weeks before final frost date. Malva seeds will germinate in 7 – 14 days with full light and, once germinated, move to fluorescent grow light until two sets of true leaves have developed. Harden off if transplanting outside to a sunny spot or similarly warm place indoors. 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Alba moschata seeds grow classic and summer-hardy malvas that promise to bring the wild European meadows to your summer garden. White Musk Mallow malva is easy to grow from seed and a vigorous full sun performer from spring to fall, yet still elegant enough to complement any fresh cut arrangement. Alba moschata seeds grow durable 24 – 36” tall malva shrubs bursting with lovely 2” blooms in pristine white petals perfect for accenting walkways, fences, or garden beds. Alba malva seeds thrive in a variety of climates around the world and do so because of their tolerance to heat, drought, as well as chill. 1000 seeds.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Alba Malva Moschata Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTaxonomy:\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cem\u003eMalva moschata f. alba\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e Musk Mallow, White Musk Mallow\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSeed Type:\u003c\/strong\u003e Annual (Biennial in zones 7 - 8)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSow Indoors or Outdoors:\u003c\/strong\u003e Alba malva seeds can be directly sown after the frost, but for earliest blooms, begin indoors 10 – 12 weeks before final frost date. Malva seeds will germinate in 7 – 14 days with full light and, once germinated, move to fluorescent grow light until two sets of true leaves have developed. Harden off if transplanting outside to a sunny spot or similarly warm place indoors. Even if plants die off from flowering, Alba plants will likely reseed on their own for next spring.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 56 – 63 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 4 – 8\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e Plant 2 – 3 seeds ¼” deep\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 18”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e 24 – 36” shrubby upright with an 18 – 24” spread of 2” five-lobed blooms\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Average, loamy, well-drained\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDiseases\/Pests\/Troubleshooting:\u003c\/strong\u003e Alba moschata thrives in well-drained soil and can be susceptible to rust in the long summer months but, other than that, plants are very hardy performers. The genus \u003cem\u003eMalva\u003c\/em\u003e, however, is heavily susceptible to \u003cem\u003epotyvirus\u003c\/em\u003e, a disease found in aphids scattered throughout Europe and even found in California.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Pristine white petals with a soft green and pink center\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAlba moschata seeds can be directly sown after the frost, but for earliest blooms, begin indoors 10 – 12 weeks before final frost. Malva seeds will germinate in 7 – 14 days with full light and, once germinated, move to fluorescent grow light until two sets of true leaves have developed. Harden off if transplanting outside to a sunny spot or similarly warm place indoors. Even if plants die off from flowering, Alba plants will likely reseed on their own for next spring. Plant 2 – 3 Alba malva seeds ¼” deep and 18” apart in average, loamy, and well-drained soil in full sun. Alba malva thrives in well-drained soil and can be susceptible to rust in the long summer months but, other than that, plants are very hardy performers. The genus \u003cem\u003eMalva\u003c\/em\u003e, however, is susceptible to \u003cem\u003epotyvirus\u003c\/em\u003e, a disease found in aphids scattered throughout Europe and even found in California. Alba moschata seeds mature in 56 – 63 days as 24 – 36” shrubby malva plants with an 18 – 24” wide spread of 2” blooms in pristine white with a soft green and pink center.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003eMalva moschata f. alba\u003c\/em\u003e is a species of the beloved mallow genus \u003cem\u003eMalva\u003c\/em\u003e and has accrued a number of common names throughout the centuries including Musk Mallow, White Musk Mallow, and Cheese by English-speaking countries and \u003cem\u003eMauve des Bois\u003c\/em\u003e by the French by French-speaking countries. Thomas Jefferson referred to the famous heirloom flower as \"French mallow.” \u003cem\u003eMalva moschata f. alba\u003c\/em\u003e is sometimes mistakenly referred to as “Hollyhock” because they both share the same \u003cem\u003eMalvaceae\u003c\/em\u003e family.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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Malva Seeds - Alba

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56 – 63 days. Alba moschata seeds grow classic and summer-hardy malvas that promise to bring the wild European meadows to your summer garden. White Musk Mallow malva is easy to grow from seed and a vigorous full sun performer from spring to fall, yet still elegant enough to complement any fresh cut arrangement. Alba moschata seeds grow durable 24 – 36” tall malva shrubs bursting with lovely 2” blooms in pristine white petals perfect for accenting walkways, fences, or garden beds. Alba malva seeds thrive in a variety of climates around the world and do so because of their tolerance to heat, drought, as well as chill. 1000 seeds.

Growing Alba Malva Moschata Garden Seeds


  • Taxonomy: Malva moschata f. alba
  • Other Names: Musk Mallow, White Musk Mallow
  • Seed Type: Annual (Biennial in zones 7 - 8)
  • Sow Indoors or Outdoors: Alba malva seeds can be directly sown after the frost, but for earliest blooms, begin indoors 10 – 12 weeks before final frost date. Malva seeds will germinate in 7 – 14 days with full light and, once germinated, move to fluorescent grow light until two sets of true leaves have developed. Harden off if transplanting outside to a sunny spot or similarly warm place indoors. Even if plants die off from flowering, Alba plants will likely reseed on their own for next spring.
  • Days to Maturity: 56 – 63 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 – 8
  • Planting Depth: Plant 2 – 3 seeds ¼” deep
  • Plant Spacing: 18”
  • Growth Habit: 24 – 36” shrubby upright with an 18 – 24” spread of 2” five-lobed blooms
  • Soil Preference: Average, loamy, well-drained
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Alba moschata thrives in well-drained soil and can be susceptible to rust in the long summer months but, other than that, plants are very hardy performers. The genus Malva, however, is heavily susceptible to potyvirus, a disease found in aphids scattered throughout Europe and even found in California.
  • Color: Pristine white petals with a soft green and pink center

Alba moschata seeds can be directly sown after the frost, but for earliest blooms, begin indoors 10 – 12 weeks before final frost. Malva seeds will germinate in 7 – 14 days with full light and, once germinated, move to fluorescent grow light until two sets of true leaves have developed. Harden off if transplanting outside to a sunny spot or similarly warm place indoors. Even if plants die off from flowering, Alba plants will likely reseed on their own for next spring. Plant 2 – 3 Alba malva seeds ¼” deep and 18” apart in average, loamy, and well-drained soil in full sun. Alba malva thrives in well-drained soil and can be susceptible to rust in the long summer months but, other than that, plants are very hardy performers. The genus Malva, however, is susceptible to potyvirus, a disease found in aphids scattered throughout Europe and even found in California. Alba moschata seeds mature in 56 – 63 days as 24 – 36” shrubby malva plants with an 18 – 24” wide spread of 2” blooms in pristine white with a soft green and pink center.

Malva moschata f. alba is a species of the beloved mallow genus Malva and has accrued a number of common names throughout the centuries including Musk Mallow, White Musk Mallow, and Cheese by English-speaking countries and Mauve des Bois by the French by French-speaking countries. Thomas Jefferson referred to the famous heirloom flower as "French mallow.” Malva moschata f. alba is sometimes mistakenly referred to as “Hollyhock” because they both share the same Malvaceae family.

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