The gerbera daisies plant is also known as Transvaal daisies or gerber daisies, the plants are attention-getters with showy, long-lasting blooms, short stems, and impressive, bright green foliage. The gerbera daisies plants are relatively simple to grow outdoors, but growing them indoors can be a little bit tricky. The gerbera daisies plants are often given as gifts, and they are usually grown for a single blooming season before being discarded. Nevertheless, if you can provide the right the growing conditions the plants, your plants may survive for 2 or 3 years.  


How to Grow a Gerbera Daisy Indoors

Actually the gerbera houseplants require an unusual combination of bright light and moderate temperatures. A spot that is closed to a sunny window may be too hot and can easily scorch the leaves, but without adequate light, the gerbera daisy plant won’t produce blooms. A bright sunlight in the morning often works well, but make sure the gerbera daisy plant is protected from bright light during the afternoon. Although the gerbera daisies plants tolerate cool temperatures, the plant won’t survive long in temperatures above seventy degrees Fahrenheit.

If the gerbera daisies plants are located in indirect light, make sure it gets light all day. You can turn on lamps or overhead lights to supplement available light, most especially during the winter.  


How to Care for Gerbera Daisies Indoors

If you can provide sufficient bright light to keep your gerbera daisies plants happy, the plant care indoors is minimal. Make sure you water the gerbera daisies plants deeply whenever the top inch (2.5 cm.) of soil feels dry to the touch. Make sure you let the pot drain thoroughly before replacing it on the saucer or drip tray, as the gerbera daisies plants are likely to rot in soggy soil. Make sure you water carefully and also keep the leaves as dry as possible. You can water sparingly during the winter months, but do not allow the soil to become bone dry.   

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