Plant Care Lemon-Scented Gum Tree

Lemon-Scented Gum Tree

5.0 out of 5 (1 experiences)

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 2 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 located in Atlanta, Georgia.

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

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Lemon-Scented Gum Tree in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia

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Growing Lemon-Scented Gum Tree in Atlanta right now

Light needs for plant Lemon-Scented Gum Tree in Atlanta, Georgia

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 28th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Atlanta is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant Lemon-Scented Gum Tree in Atlanta, Georgia

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 23.6% ☀️

November 28th, 2021

Atlanta is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Atlanta is expected to decrease by 23.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.1 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Lemon-Scented Gum Tree in Atlanta, Georgia

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, Atlanta is getting an average of 9.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of dayli…

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Atlanta, Georgia ⛅.

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

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.

When to repot Lemon-Scented Gum Tree

Nutrient needs for plant Lemon-Scented Gum Tree in Atlanta, Georgia

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 27th, 2021

The growing potential in Atlanta is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repot…

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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!


Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

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 your location in Atlanta, Georgia, 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 650 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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