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By Ehadley

Shropshire, United Kingdom Gb

what is the best method of overwintering geraniums



Hello Ehadley! Geraniums of the outdoor border kind do not need overwintering. As the species has had some name changes, I believe you mean the pelargoniums, generally used for pots and bedding. Cut them down about 6-8 inches to a leaf, then bring them indoors into a cool, light, frost-free environment. Water sparingly, and put out again when there is no danger of frost. I have mine by my back patio door, where they get the light, but the temperature stays around 10C. If you have a cool windowsill in a spare room, this would also be okay. If they get too warm they could get leggy and weak.

28 Jan, 2012

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