Plant Care Lemon-Scented Gum Tree
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Lemon-Scented Gum Tree

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Lemon-Scented Gum Tree has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Lemon-Scented Gum Tree has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Spotted Gum Tree

Taxonomy

Corymbia citriodora
Corymbia
Myrtaceae
Myrtales

How to care for Lemon-Scented Gum Tree

Water

How often to water your Lemon-Scented Gum Tree

Water needs for Lemon-Scented Gum Tree
0.5 cups
every 9

Lemon-Scented Gum Tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Lemon-Scented Gum Tree

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Lemon-Scented Gum Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lemon-Scented Gum Tree: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Lemon-Scented Gum Tree may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Lemon-Scented Gum Tree

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Lemon-Scented Gum Tree: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Lemon-Scented Gum Tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Lemon-Scented Gum Tree

Lemon-Scented Gum Tree

Lemon-Scented Gum Tree


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Lemon-Scented Gum Tree has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Lemon-Scented Gum Tree has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Lemon-Scented Gum Tree has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Lemon-Scented Gum Tree has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Lemon-Scented Gum Tree has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Sacredcornplanter avatar
@Sacredcornplanter
leaf-1 15 Plants
xp 380 XP
globe Ponchatoula, Louisiana
10/17/2021

Grows very fast and smells so good.

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Browns easily Browns easily

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