Hollyhocks
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When should I grow hollyhocks from seeds

Zone I live in western part of india and it's quite warm but winters are nice and cool. | [email protected] added on July 10, 2015 | Answered

I want to grow hollyhocks in pots on my terrace garden. Can someone guide me as to what whether I should grow them from seeds? Also, how deep should the pot be so it has enough soil to grow?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 10, 2015

Yes, you can grow Hollyhock in containers, but you will need quite large pots to grow this tall flowering biennial.
They can grow 5 to 6 feet tall. A good container would be a half whiskey barrel or something in that size range.

Here is a link with growing information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hollyhock/tips-on-hollyhocks-growing-hollyhocks-successfully.htm

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