Plant Care Carolina Crane's-Bill

Carolina Crane's-Bill

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Also known as

Carolina geranium

Taxonomy

Geranium carolinianum
Geranium
Geraniaceae
Geraniales

How to care for Carolina Crane's-Bill

💦 Water

How often to water your Carolina Crane's-Bill

Water needs for Carolina Crane's-Bill
0.5 cups
every 9

Carolina Crane's-Bill needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Carolina Crane's-Bill

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Carolina Crane's-Bill in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Carolina Crane's-Bill: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Carolina Crane's-Bill love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Carolina Crane's-Bill does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Carolina Crane's-Bill in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Carolina Crane's-Bill

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Carolina Crane's-Bill: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Carolina Crane's-Bill after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Carolina Crane's-Bill prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Carolina Crane's-Bill Water Frequency →

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Carolina Crane's-Bill requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

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🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


🪴 Soil

Carolina Crane's-Bill is very sensitive to dry soil, so choose a potting soil that retains moisture. A good soil will still drain well and contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir or sphagnum moss.

Best Soil Mix for Carolina Crane's-Bill →

When and How to Successfully Repot Carolina Crane's-Bill →


💩 Fertilizer

Carolina Crane's-Bill should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Carolina Crane's-Bill grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.

How and When to Prune Carolina Crane's-Bill →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Carolina Crane's-Bill

Carolina Crane's-Bill

Carolina Crane's-Bill


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

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