Plant Care Dove's-foot crane's-bill

Dove's-foot crane's-bill

Also known as

Dovesfoot geranium


Geranium molle

How to care for Dove's-foot crane's-bill


How often to water your Dove's-foot crane's-bill

Water needs for Dove's-foot crane's-bill
0.5 cups
every 9

Dove's-foot 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 Dove's-foot crane's-bill

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Dove's-foot crane's-bill in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dove's-foot crane's-bill: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dove's-foot 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.

Dove's-foot crane's-bill does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Dove's-foot crane's-bill

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dove's-foot 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 Dove's-foot crane's-bill after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Dove's-foot crane's-bill

Dove's-foot crane's-bill

Dove's-foot crane's-bill

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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