Plant Care Pelargonium Hortorum

Pelargonium Hortorum

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Also known as

Zonal geranium, Zonal geranium and Garden geranium


Pelargonium x hybridum

How to care for Pelargonium Hortorum


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 located in Omaha, Nebraska.

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

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Plant care guide for Pelargonium Hortorum in Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska

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Light needs for plant Pelargonium Hortorum in Omaha, Nebraska

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 27th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Omaha is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determining…

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Light needs for plant Pelargonium Hortorum in Omaha, Nebraska

Sunlight will increase by 34.3% ☀️

January 25th, 2023

Omaha is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Omaha is expected to increase by 34.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.3 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Pelargonium Hortorum in Omaha, Nebraska

Daylight will increase by 1.0 hours 📈

January 26th, 2023

This month, Omaha is getting an average of 6.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of dayli…

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Omaha, Nebraska ⛅.

Pelargonium Hortorum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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.

Difficulty Level

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

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Native Region
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Care Summary for Pelargonium Hortorum

Pelargonium Hortorum

Pelargonium Hortorum

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Omaha, Nebraska, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

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Pelargonium Hortorum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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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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