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 Tampa, Florida.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 29th, 2023
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Tampa is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determining…
January 28th, 2023
Tampa is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Tampa is expected to increase by 20.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…
January 23rd, 2023
This month, Tampa is getting an average of 7.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 4.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of daylig…
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 Tampa, Florida ⛅.
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.