Gerbera Daisy Care

ohio_homegrown(z5 OH)February 17, 2006

Any suggestion for gerbera daisy care. I received 3 for valentine's day. I am wondering if they are like raising violets indoors? Indirect sun? small pot? violet fertilizer? I would at least like to keep them going until i can plant them outside.

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I have two that i kept in pots from last year, they sit in a southern facing window. All have to do is water them like twice a week and they bloom for me!

    Bookmark   February 22, 2006 at 1:03PM
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We've had a little pot of gerberas in a south facing window at work since last spring and they've been doing great. I think I've given them general plant food in the water 2-3 times since then, and they often go 10 days-2 weeks between watering, but they've bloomed several times. They seem very hardy!

    Bookmark   February 27, 2006 at 2:15PM
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Gerbera Daisies are so hardy. They come from South Africa and areas from Australia. So forgetful gardners are welcome to keep them, they'll do just fine.

Three gerbera keeper notes:
1. Keep an eye on them, remove dead blooms, a leaf etc.
2. Don't overwater... they retain water for about 7 days
3. Sunny spots are the best place to keep them

Here is a link that might be useful: JustGerbera

    Bookmark   September 29, 2007 at 10:32AM
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