How to grow Pelargonium crispum

Pelargonium crispum growing shrub‎ of the genus Pelargonium also known as Geranium, Pelargonium crispum perennial evergreen plant and also used as fragrant ornamental plant, grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Leaves bright to dark green some variegate with white leaves, jagged leaves 3 lobes, leaf fragrant in lemon aroma

Pelargonium crispum flower

Flower color pink-purple five stamens with dark like vain in the base of the petal, the flowers attract pollinators

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Requirements for Pelargonium crispum growing and care:

Well drained soil, when it’s young need mulch, no more than light frost

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easy to do

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:

When is the best time to prune a Pelargonium crispum shrub?
All year

How to prune:
Cut weak and old branches, once in a few years recommend to cut the at least 30% of the plant

Size of the plant?
0.4-1 m, 16-40 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Pink-purple flower five stamens and attract pollinators

Thinning the bloom:
No need to

Pollination is done by:
Bees, flies

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
All year

How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant establish can trim branches

Information about leaves:
Green flower bright to dark some variegate with white leaves, jagged leaves 3 lobes, leaf fragrant in lemon aroma

Uses of Pelargonium crispum leaves:
Salad, cooked

Scientific name:

Pelargonium crispum

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