Plant Care Lemon-Scented Gum Tree

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

About Lemon-Scented Gum Tree

Lemon-Scented Gum Tree is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as a fast grower and having large, lush leaves with only 6 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Lemon-Scented Gum Tree belongs to the Corymbia genus, and is native to Australia.

Taxonomy

Corymbia citriodora
Corymbia
Myrtaceae
Myrtales

Also known as

Spotted Gum Tree

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

Finding light for Lemon-Scented Gum Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lemon-Scented Gum Tree: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Lemon-Scented Gum Tree love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Lemon-Scented Gum Tree does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Lemon-Scented Gum Tree in your home 🏡.

🪴 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.

💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Lemon-Scented Gum Tree is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Benefits of Growing Lemon-Scented Gum Tree →

Common Lemon-Scented Gum Tree Problems →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Lemon-Scented Gum Tree requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Lemon-Scented Gum Tree Light Requirements →

Lemon-Scented Gum Tree Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Lemon-Scented Gum Tree will branch off as it grows. To encourage branching, pinch off the newest growth at the tip and the stem will branch off into two.

How and When to Prune Lemon-Scented Gum Tree →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Lemon-Scented Gum Tree can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 8a-11b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Lemon-Scented Gum Tree Temperature Tolerance →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


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

< 1ft 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
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leaf-1 15 Plants
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globe Ponchatoula, LA
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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