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By Nikkih

United Kingdom Gb

Good evening,
I've got some beautiful geraniums & would like to keep them for next year.
Can anyone tell me how to do this?? Do I need to cut back all leaves & buds, and then put in soil until next year - then when to I plant them out
Many thanks
Nikki H



I always put mine into pots. Sometimes the greenhouse is too cold and wet. I take the leaves off as they turn yellow....they can go mouldy. I was told you cut for shape only. I have had the same plants for years. I take my cuttings in the spring as I find it harder getting them thro' the winter months.

16 Oct, 2012


thanks, lets hope I'm lucky.

16 Oct, 2012


i keep mine in pots slightly on the dry side in an unheated conservatory. i also remove any yellowing leaves as they appear.

16 Oct, 2012


I over winter about 20 geranium's on the windowsills of unheated rooms.

16 Oct, 2012


I put mine in a spare bedroom, where it's cool and dry. I take the yellowing leaves off. They last for years.
I repot them the following spring, and cut them back if they've gone leggy.

16 Oct, 2012


Everyone is assuming that you mean Pelargoniums. Is this the case or are they hardy Geraniums?

17 Oct, 2012

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