Plant Care Pelargonium Hortorum

Pelargonium Hortorum

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Also known as

Zonal geranium, Zonal geranium and Garden geranium

Taxonomy

Pelargonium hortorum
Pelargonium
Geraniaceae
Geraniales

How to care for Pelargonium Hortorum

Water

How often to water your Pelargonium Hortorum

Water needs for Pelargonium Hortorum
0.5 cups
every 9

Pelargonium Hortorum 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 Hortorum

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 Zonal geranium in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pelargonium Hortorum: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Pelargonium Hortorum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Pelargonium Hortorum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Pelargonium Hortorum

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

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


Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Pelargonium Hortorum

Pelargonium Hortorum

Pelargonium Hortorum


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.

What other plant parents say

Pelargonium Hortorum has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Pelargonium Hortorum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Hannahhemi avatar
@Hannahhemi
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 55 XP
05/04/2021

Really easy to keep, I forget to water sometimes (oops) and it stays alive. I don’t know wether I’m giving it to much or to little but he keeps on going. He will not die. Thanks an accidental plant killer :)

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