Plant Care Eucalyptus Sideroxylon

Eucalyptus Sideroxylon

Also known as

Mugga ironbark, Mugga ironbark and Red ironbark


Eucalyptus sideroxylon

How to care for Eucalyptus Sideroxylon


How often to water your Eucalyptus Sideroxylon

Water needs for Eucalyptus Sideroxylon
0.5 cups
every 9

Eucalyptus Sideroxylon 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 Eucalyptus Sideroxylon

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Mugga ironbark in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Eucalyptus Sideroxylon: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Eucalyptus Sideroxylon love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Eucalyptus Sideroxylon does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Eucalyptus Sideroxylon

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

Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Eucalyptus Sideroxylon

Eucalyptus Sideroxylon

Eucalyptus Sideroxylon

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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