Plant Care Cider gum
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Cider gum

Taxonomy

Eucalyptus gunnii
Eucalyptus
Myrtaceae
Myrtales

How to care for Cider gum

Water

How often to water your Cider gum

Water needs for Cider gum
0.5 cups
every 9

Cider 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.

Calculate water needs of Cider gum

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 Cider gum in your home

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

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

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

Cider gum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cider gum

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

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Care Summary for Cider gum

Cider gum

Cider 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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