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FAQs

Which Gromeo is right for me?


The moment Gromeo enters your home, its love for you will know no bounds. Each Gromeo is designed with specific light levels in mind – high light, medium light, or low light. Make sure the Gromeo you select matches the correct light level on your wall.

  1. See low light options
  2. See medium light options
  3. See high light options

How do I figure out my light levels?


High, medium or low light? Here are three easy ways to determine light levels to guide your palette selection.

  1. Use a professional light meter (most accurate). Here’s one we like: Hydrofarm LG17010 Digital Light Meter, Black
  2. Download a light meter app from the app store (pretty good). We recommend: Korona - Plant Light Meter
  3. Shadow hand test (good enough). Pick a wall spot where you’re considering hanging Gromeo. When the sun is strongest (anywhere from 11am – 1pm) hold up your hand 6 inches from the wall and analyze the shadow to determine the light strength.

High light: If your wall gets full, direct sun or very bright light for at least 6 hours a day. A shadow cast on this wall would show clean, crisp outlines and a strong contrast. A light meter would read anywhere between 800- 1200 ft candles. (See palette selections for High Light)

Medium Light: If your wall would get mostly filtered or dappled sunlight for at least 6 hours a day. A shadow cast on this wall might look bit fuzzy, but still show a defined silhouette. A light meter would read anywhere between 250- 800 ft candles. (See palette selections for Medium Light)

Low Light: If your wall gets no direct light at all. Finding a shadow to cast on this wall might feel impossible. A light meter would read anywhere between 50- 250 ft candles. (See palette selections for Low Light)

NOTE: Gromeo must have exposure to no less than 50 candles at the lowest light level in order to survive. If your wall is too dark, supplemental lighting must be used.

How do I care for my Gromeo?


Gromeo is super chill and never demanding.

Water: Refill the reservoir about every 2 weeks to keep Gromeo hydrated. Different Gromeo palettes may vary here. How often you water will depend mostly on how much light Gromeo receives and how fast the plants are growing. Monitor your Gromeo carefully for the first week paying close attention to the water reservoir. You should water the Gromeo just before the reservoir is empty

Light: Make sure Gromeo is getting the light it needs based on the palette design. Gromeo requires at least 50 candles at the lowest light level to survive. If you’re not sure about your light levels click here.

Food. Plants get hangry too. A little food goes a long way. We recommend using any water soluble fertilizer at a 1/4 of the recommended rate once every 3 months.

Can I hang Gromeo outside?


Technically yes, the wood is treated with polyurethane to help with resilience and durability, but note that harsh outdoor conditions will degrade Gromeo’s wood faster overtime. The 1 year warranty only covers Gromeo for indoor use.

Speaking of warranty, what is Gromeo’s?


We guarantee the quality and craftsmanship of Gromeo for up to 1 year. Plants are covered for up to 14 days from the day Gromeo arrives at your house.

When will my Gromeo arrive?


At this time, please allow 4-6 weeks for all domestic deliveries within the U.S. Gromeo might arrive sooner, but we’ll keep you posted with a tracking number.

What is your return policy?


You have up to 14 days to return Gromeo unharmed to our HQ, no questions asked.

Email: gromeo@habitathorticulture.com
Phone: (415) 684-8555

What if the plants die? Can I replant my own?


We guarantee plants for up to 14 days from the day of Gromeo’s arrival. But things can happen to plants outside of our control. Gromeo’s flexible Growtex pockets will accommodate many different plant sizes from seeds, up to 6” container sized plants.

Can I customize my order beyond the selection you provided?


We’re open to custom ideas! Send us an email at gromeo@habitathorticulture.com

Can I grow herbs in my Gromeo?


Yes, absolutely. Keep in mind that herbs need medium to high light in order to thrive. Here’s a list of herbs that will do best in your Gromeo given the appropriate light conditions: Arugula, Parsley, Chives, Mint, Cilantro, Dill, Marjoram, Oregano.

Installation and Care Guide:


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