Plant Care Mosquito Plants
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Mosquito Plants

Also known as

Citrosa Geranium

Taxonomy

Pelargonium citrosum
Pelargonium
Geraniaceae
Geraniales

How to care for Mosquito Plants

Water

How often to water your Mosquito Plants

Water needs for Mosquito Plants
0.5 cups
every 9

Mosquito Plants 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 Mosquito Plants

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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 Citrosa Geranium in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mosquito Plants: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Mosquito Plants love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Mosquito Plants does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Mosquito Plants in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mosquito Plants

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Soil

Care Summary for Mosquito Plants

Mosquito Plants

Mosquito Plants


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.

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