Plant Care Meadow Geranium

Meadow Geranium

About Meadow Geranium

Meadow Geranium is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Meadow Geranium likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Meadow Geranium belongs to the Geranium genus, and is native to Europe and Asia.


Geranium pratense

Also known as

meadow crane's-bill

How to care for Meadow Geranium


How often to water your Meadow Geranium

Water needs for Meadow Geranium
0.5 cups
every 9

Meadow Geranium 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 Meadow 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.

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Finding light for Meadow Geranium in your home

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

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

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

Meadow Geranium does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Meadow Geranium

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

Difficulty Level

Meadow Geranium is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Meadow Geranium

Meadow Geranium

Meadow Geranium

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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