Plant care best practices
These plants are easy to grow and care for. The Gerbera plants are small in size and can be grown in pots and planters. They like full sun. So, keeping them in the garden or terrace is okay. When the temperatures are high, the plants need to be kept in partial shade. They need to be watered frequently. But overwatering will cause root rot. The plant needs to be well drained with holes. The soil needs to be a good mix of organic content. The fertilizers can be water soluble or organic. Once every 2 weeks, the application can be done. A native of South Africa, these plants are tough and good to grow in homes.
|Pot size||5 inches|
|Plant height||6 inches|
|Plant spread||0.5 feet|
Once received, keep the plant in an open space where there is full sunlight and air. Keep it watered.
Planting medium needs
The soil needs to be fertile and well drained. A good mix of organic fertilizers is needed. Excess water needs to be drained.
Once a week. Keeping the soil moist. Do not overwater.
Once every month with organic.
Pests : Use neem oil when seen.
Extreme high temperature : The leaves might get burned and fall off. Keep them inside the house.
Root Rot : Excess watering can cause root rot. The plant needs to make sure that excess water is drained off.