Also known as
Murray red gum, Murray red gum, Red gum and River red gum
How to care for Red Gum
Red Gum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 8th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in New Orleans is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…
December 9th, 2021
New Orleans is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in New Orleans is expected to decrease by 16.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energy pe…
December 8th, 2021
This month, New Orleans is getting an average of 8.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 5.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of …
Red Gum 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 New Orleans, Louisiana ⛅.
Red Gum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 Red Gum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
December 7th, 2021
The growing potential in New Orleans is medium 👌.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot…