Plant Care Dovefoot Geranium

Dovefoot Geranium

Also known as

Dovesfoot geranium


Geranium molle

How to care for Dovefoot Geranium


How often to water your Dovefoot Geranium

Water needs for Dovefoot Geranium
0.5 cups
every 9

Dovefoot Geranium needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Jose, California.

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 Dovefoot Geranium

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Dovefoot Geranium in San Jose, California

San Jose, California

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Finding light for Dovefoot Geranium in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dovefoot Geranium: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dovefoot Geranium love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Jose, California ⛅.

Dovefoot Geranium does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Dovefoot Geranium

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dovefoot Geranium: 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 Dovefoot Geranium after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Dovefoot Geranium

Dovefoot Geranium

Dovefoot Geranium

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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