Geranium, Umcka (Pelargonium sidoides) potted plant, organic

$20.00

Family:  Geranium (Geraniaceae)

Hardy to Zone 8 to 12, otherwise grown as a summer annual or potted plant, brought in for the winter

Evergreen mounding perennial native to South Africa.  The plant smells great and is forgiving to the touch, a soft mound of leaves giving rise to a sparse crown of red-purple flowers spring through midsummer.  The fleshy root is a traditional Zulu remedy for treating upper respiratory infections, including bronchitis, sinusitis, sore throat, colds, flu and tuberculosis (TB). New studies are showing a potent anti-HIV effect. Plant prefers full sun, moderate water and fertile soil.

Potted Plant, Certified Organically Grown

Plants start shipping September 10th up until Nov 26. Order early to assure availability. If you have a preferred ship date, please leave a note in the “order comments” field at checkout.

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  1. Shannon

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    Shannon

    How big are these plants? For $20 each, should be a good size? haha 🙂

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Yes, they are pretty nice sized to be sure, and if one were to count up all the energy used to produce a rare botanical of this calibre, $20.00 each is a bargain. They do make seed. Unlike many other geraniums, these have a tuberous root which stays put and does not run out to more plants, nor do they make pups, and cuttings are not really an option. Its all seedgrown. Richo

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