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Pelargonium sidoides

Umckaloabo is part of the Pelargonium genus and its scientific name is Pelargonium sidoides.

Medicinal plant native to South Africa.

A type of herb, it mainly grows as a perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Umckaloabo is known for its forb growing habit.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Umckaloabo have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Umckaloabo

See our list of companion Plants for Umckaloabo to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Umckaloabo from seed

By our calculations*, you should look at sowing Umckaloabo about 105 days before your last frost date .

Transplanting Umckaloabo

Common Umckaloabo problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Umckaloabo plants:

Other names for Umckaloabo

South african geranium, Umka

Umckaloabo care instructions

How long does Umckaloabo take to grow?

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When should I plant Umckaloabo?

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Popular varieties of Umckaloabo

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