Plant Care Eucalyptus Sideroxylon

Eucalyptus Sideroxylon

Also known as

Red Ironbark, Red 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 located in Louisville, Kentucky.

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

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Eucalyptus Sideroxylon in Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

33% Very Low

Growing Eucalyptus Sideroxylon in Louisville right now

Light needs for plant Eucalyptus Sideroxylon in Louisville, Kentucky

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 6th, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Eucalyptus Sideroxylon in Louisville, Kentucky

Sunlight will increase by 39.6% ☀️

February 6th, 2023

Louisville is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Louisville is expected to increase by 39.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.9 megajoules of energy per…

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Finding light for Red 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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Louisville, Kentucky ⛅.

Eucalyptus Sideroxylon does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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.

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Care Summary for Eucalyptus Sideroxylon

Eucalyptus Sideroxylon

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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