Plant Care bog gum

bog gum

Also known as

bog-gum, cup gum and cup-gum

Taxonomy

Eucalyptus cosmophylla
Eucalyptus
Myrtaceae
Myrtales

How to care for bog gum

Water

How often to water your bog gum

Water needs for bog gum
0.5 cups
every 9

bog gum 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for bog gum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant bog gum: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

bog gum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

bog gum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of bog gum in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize bog gum

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

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Care Summary for bog gum

bog gum


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.

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