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Gerbera Revolution Select Mix 17cm Pot

R89.99

Gerbera Revolution Select Mix 17cm Pot

Full Sun
Moderate Watering
Wind Tolerant

The Gerbera plant, also known as the Gerbera daisy or Transvaal daisy, is a popular flowering plant in the Asteraceae family. It is native to South Africa and comes in a variety of vibrant colors, making it a popular choice for gardens, bouquets, and floral arrangements.

Appearance
Gerbera plants typically have large, brightly coloured flowers with a central disk surrounded by petals. The flowers can range in colour, including shades of pink, red, orange, yellow, and white.

Growing Conditions
Sunlight: Gerberas prefer full sun to partial shade.
Soil: Well-draining soil is crucial to prevent root rot. A mix of garden soil and compost is suitable.
Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out between watering.

Temperature and Humidity
Gerberas thrive in moderate temperatures. They prefer cooler conditions and may struggle in extreme heat. They also prefer moderate humidity.

Fertilization
Use a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).

Pruning
Deadhead spent flowers regularly to encourage continuous blooming and remove any damaged or yellowing leaves.

Pests and Diseases
Keep an eye out for common garden pests like aphids and spider mites. Ensure good air circulation to prevent fungal diseases.

Container Gardening
Gerberas can be grown in containers, making them suitable for patios or balconies. Ensure the containers have drainage holes.

Winter Care
In colder climates, Gerberas might not be winter hardy. Consider bringing potted plants indoors or protecting them from frost.

Gerbera plants are not only beautiful but also relatively easy to care for when provided with the right growing conditions.

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Gerbera Revolution Select Mix 17cm Pot

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