Also known as
Queensland blue gum, bastard-box, blue gum, blue-gum, flooded gum, flooded-gum, forest red gum, forest-red-gum, grey gum, mountain gum, red gum, red ironbark, red irongum, red-forest-gum and red-gum
How to care for Forest Redgum
Forest Redgum 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.
Forest Redgum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Forest Redgum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Forest Redgum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.