Cotton
Gossypium hirsutum 'Arkansas Green Lint'

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Gossypium (gos-SIP-ee-um) (Info)
Species: hirsutum (her-SOO-tum) (Info)
Cultivar: Arkansas Green Lint

Category:

Annuals

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Pale Green

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Flowers are good for drying and preserving

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Wear gloves to protect hands when handling seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Port Saint Lucie, Florida

Barbourville, Kentucky

Halifax, Massachusetts

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.