Plant Care Citrosa Geranium
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Citrosa Geranium

Also known as

Mosquito Plants

Taxonomy

Pelargonium citrosum
Pelargonium
Geraniaceae
Geraniales

How to care for Citrosa Geranium

Water

How often to water your Citrosa Geranium

Water needs for Citrosa Geranium
0.5 cups
every 9

Citrosa 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 Citrosa Geranium

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Citrosa Geranium in your home

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

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

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

Citrosa Geranium does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Citrosa Geranium

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

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Care Summary for Citrosa Geranium

Citrosa Geranium

Citrosa Geranium


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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