Users' questions

Do cyclamen like sun or shade?

Do cyclamen like sun or shade?

The tubers are actually just “resting,” and need only enough water to keep from completely drying out until new leaves emerge in the fall. They tolerate sun or partial shade, but need protection from hot sun in the afternoons.

Do cyclamen come back every year?

A delightful tuberous perennial providing colour often when little else is flowering, particularly in late winter or early spring.

What is white cyclamen?

Cyclamen (Cyclamen persicum) is a petite flowering plant that has sweet-scented, small blooms on long stems that stretch up above the foliage. Its flowers come in shades of pink, purple, red, and white. And its heart-shaped leaves are medium green, often with silver marbling.

How do you care for indoor cyclamen?

Cyclamen should be kept moist by watering in a tray and allowing the roots to take up the water rather than watering from above the plant which can lead to rotting. Remove yellow leaves and spent flowers. When cyclamen are done blooming they can be discarded or the corm can be saved.

How long do cyclamen plants last?

how long do cyclamen last? In a small vase, cyclamen can last up to 5 or 6 days. Indoor pots flower for a couple of months.

How do I keep my cyclamen blooming?

Begin fertilizing monthly, and place the plant in near a bright window in a cool room – about 65 °F (a bit colder at night – even as cool as 40 °F). The plant will start growing again and develop new blooms. Keep up the normal care of cyclamen and the plant will continue to grow and send blooms.

Why are there no flowers on my cyclamen?

Failure to meet their moisture and temperature requirements can lead to cyclamen buds not opening. In their native climate, cyclamen flowers bloom during mild, Mediterranean winters when they enjoy cool temperatures.

Is cyclamen poisonous to dogs?

Cyclamen contains irritating saponins, and when any part of the plant (especially the tubers or roots) are chewed or ingested by dogs and cats, it can result in clinical signs of drooling, vomiting and diarrhea.

How do I get my cyclamen to rebloom?

How long do indoor cyclamen last?

In a small vase, cyclamen can last up to 5 or 6 days. Indoor pots flower for a couple of months.

Do cyclamen like coffee grounds?

Cyclamen. Cyclamen are not demanding houseplants and require very little human effort. But they do prefer their soil on the acidic side. That’s why they are happy to share your morning coffee, according to Gardening Know How experts.

What to do when cyclamen finished flowering?

How to Treat Cyclamen After Blooming

  1. Gradually cut back on watering when the leaves begin to wilt and turn yellow.
  2. Use scissors to remove all remaining dead and dying foliage.
  3. Place the tuber in a container with the top half of the tuber sitting above the surface of the soil.