How to Overwinter Geraniums
Also known as the bare-root method, this shows how to keep a geranium plant (Pelargonium) dormant for the winter for replanting in spring.
Melissa J. Will
Geranium plant (Pelargonium)
or cardboard box
Remove plant from container and gently shake off soil.
Air dry for a few hours if needed for more soil to fall off.
Remove any dead or dying leaves or flowers.
Place plant in paper bag or cardboard box in cool, dry location.
Check every two weeks to ensure plant remains healthy looking not moldy.
Six weeks before last frost, return to clean container with fresh potting mix. Water.
Gradually reintroduce to light and warmth indoors.
New growth should appear in 1-2 weeks.
Gradually reintroduce to outdoors after last frost.
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