Plant Care pelargonium alternans

pelargonium alternans


pelargonium alternans

How to care for pelargonium alternans


How often to water your pelargonium alternans

Water needs for pelargonium alternans
0.5 cups
every 9

pelargonium alternans 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 pelargonium alternans

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 None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant pelargonium alternans: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

pelargonium alternans love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

pelargonium alternans does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize pelargonium alternans

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

Care Summary for pelargonium alternans

pelargonium alternans

pelargonium alternans

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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