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Geranium solanderi

Austral Crane's-bill

Species Description

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Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment

Hot Water Treatment


Seed Pre-Treatment: Boiled water soak 30 mins
Surface sow.



Light enhances germination.
Slower to germinate without heat treatment of seeds.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer

Seed Collection Timeframe

Late December - February

Storage and Ripening

May retain viability for long periods stored at room temperature.

Grows from Cuttings