Plant Care Zonale Geranium

Zonale Geranium

4.4 out of 5 (30 experiences)

Zonale Geranium has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Zonale Geranium has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

zonale-pelargonium

Taxonomy

Pelargonium zonale
Pelargonium
Geraniaceae
Geraniales

What other plant parents say

Zonale Geranium has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 19
Zonale Geranium has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 18
Zonale Geranium has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 12
Zonale Geranium has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 9
Zonale Geranium has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 8
Zonale Geranium has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 4
Zonale Geranium has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 4
N4t4lie avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Zonale Geranium named martin by N4t4lie on Greg, the plant care app
04/29/2021

martin grew extremely quickly. he was propagated and grew around 20 leaves and plenty of flowers within months. he lives by the window and grew in one direction due to the speed of his growth so i re…

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@Anxietyatlaw
Chicago, IL
Rating of the plant Zonale Geranium named Gerry by Anxietyatlaw on Greg, the plant care app
05/15/2021

My geranium loves being watered and is super easy to take care off—doesn’t need much attention and just does it’s own thing. It’s so fun to watch it bloom!

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@Atul dave
Verdun, QC
Rating of the plant Zonale Geranium named Your plant by Atul dave on Greg, the plant care app
07/14/2021

This geranium plant has good proportions of large green leaves and pink , red flowers. The photograph with furniture is stunning.

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@Beesnknees
Brownsburg, IN
Rating of the plant Zonale Geranium named gragnork by Beesnknees on Greg, the plant care app
05/15/2021

Honestly, this plant is super easy to take care of. This is my first plant-baby, and I absolutely love it.

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@Strawbre57
West Winfield, NY
Rating of the plant Zonale Geranium named Gomez by Strawbre57 on Greg, the plant care app
07/08/2021

Very fragrant but looks kinda ugly when the blooms die unless you pluck them

Colossalfrogs avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Zonale Geranium named Belle by Colossalfrogs on Greg, the plant care app
03/01/2021

Geraniums are a pretty easy plant to keep alive, and they're gorgeous too.

Ripsora avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Zonale Geranium named Acid by Ripsora on Greg, the plant care app
06/30/2021

Love seeing the flowers bloom in weird ways. But brown coloring has formed

How to care for Zonale Geranium

Water

How often to water your Zonale Geranium

Water needs for Zonale Geranium
0.5 cups
every 9

Zonale 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 Zonale 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 Zonale Geranium in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Zonale Geranium: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Zonale Geranium may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Zonale Geranium

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

Care Summary for Zonale Geranium

Zonale Geranium

Zonale Geranium


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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