Plant Care Strawberry Gum

Strawberry Gum


Eucalpytus olida

How to care for Strawberry Gum


How often to water your Strawberry Gum

Water needs for Strawberry Gum
0.5 cups
every 9

Strawberry Gum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Los Angeles, California.

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 Strawberry Gum

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Strawberry Gum in Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

58% Medium

Growing Strawberry Gum in Los Angeles right now

Light needs for plant Strawberry Gum in Los Angeles, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 1st, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Strawberry Gum in Los Angeles, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 22.8% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Los Angeles is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Los Angeles is expected to decrease by 22.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.9 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Strawberry Gum in Los Angeles, California

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, Los Angeles is getting an average of 10.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.7 total hours of …

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Finding light for Strawberry Gum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Strawberry Gum: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Strawberry Gum 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..️

Los Angeles, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Strawberry Gum

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Strawberry Gum: 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 Strawberry Gum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Strawberry Gum

Nutrient needs for plant Strawberry Gum in Los Angeles, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 30th, 2021

The growing potential in Los Angeles is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot…

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Care Summary for Strawberry Gum

Strawberry Gum

Strawberry Gum

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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