Plant Care Mugga ironbark

Mugga ironbark

Also known as

Red ironbark


Eucalyptus sideroxylon

How to care for Mugga ironbark


How often to water your Mugga ironbark

Water needs for Mugga ironbark
0.5 cups
every 9

Mugga ironbark 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 Mugga ironbark

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Mugga ironbark in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mugga ironbark: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Mugga ironbark love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Mugga ironbark does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Mugga ironbark

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Mugga ironbark

Mugga ironbark

Mugga ironbark

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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