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Geranium Red (V15)
12.0 AED (-33%)
|Scientific name||Pelargonium spp|
|Temperature requirement||25-35 °C|
|Watering||Water everyday &keep moist|
|Pests||Aphids, cabbage loopers, and fall cankerworms.|
|Pet friendliness||Not hazardous|
|Maximum plant height||50-90cm|
|Potting mix||Potting soil/red soil/manure/perlite|
|Pot requirement||Good drainage & repot every 1-2 years|
|Nutrition||Apply manure for first 15 days and npk for next 15 days|
|Pruning & training||Remove dead & diseased leaves with sterile shears|
|Flower color & season||Red and white, but also in many other shades such as pink, violet, lilac, apricot, orange and yellow in march – Jun|
|Description||Garden geraniums are hybrids of various south African species. They are small, erect shrubs with herbaceous branches on a woody base reaching a maximum of about 90 cm in height and some 70 cm in width, depending on the cultivars. Evergreen, fleshy foliage covers the plant densely. The leaf edges are lobed, and the dull green upper side often shows a ring of purple or brown. Terminal clusters of striking flowers are available in a wide range of color such as red, pink, lilac, violet, orange and white. A single inflorescence usually consists of five petals, but double flowers have many more. Although the flowering climax is in spring. Garden geraniums enjoy sunny locations, but will also do well in partial sun. The soil should drain well and offer enough nutrients for the plant’s vigorous growth. The plant takes some drought, but looks best if watered frequently. Light frosts are tolerated, but severe cold kills the entire plant. Pruning can be done at any time to replace the brittle stems by young shoots. Cuttings can be taken both in spring and in autumn. Sowing is a year round alternative. These geraniums are the ideal plants for pots, containers and beddings.|
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