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How to Grow Cyclamen Indoors and In Your Garden

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

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  • Cyclamen is a vibrant flowering plant that’s particularly popular as a houseplant, in part because it blooms during the winter months of January, February and March
  • There are 23 species of cyclamen, and if you plan to grow it outside you’ll need to make sure you’re in the proper hardiness zone and also choose a variety that’s hardy
  • If you’re indoors, remember cyclamen likes cool weather, so keep the plant in a cool location, one that doesn’t go higher than 68 degrees Fahrenheit (F), ideally in a window with indirect light
  • Overwatering is one of the most common problems gardeners experience with cyclamen plants; during the summer, when the plant is dormant, you should stop watering it, as excess moisture will cause the tuber to rot

Cyclamen is a vibrant flowering plant that's particularly popular as a houseplant, in part because it blooms during the winter months of January, February and March. The word cyclamen is Greek and comes from the word "kyklos," meaning circle, which refers to the round shape of its tuber (a short underground stem) or the twisted, curved shape of its main flower stalk.


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