Plant Care Bloody crane's-bill

Bloody crane's-bill

Also known as

Bloody geranium and Bloody cranesbill


Geranium sanguineum

How to care for Bloody crane's-bill


How often to water your Bloody crane's-bill

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

Bloody 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.

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Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Bloody crane's-bill in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bloody crane's-bill: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Bloody crane's-bill may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Bloody crane's-bill

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

Care Summary for Bloody crane's-bill

Bloody crane's-bill

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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