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Lemon Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus citriodora

Ultra lemon scented leaves, more fragrant than lemons themselves. Narrow 3-4” gray green leaves have a high percentage of citronella oil and are a main ingredient for plant based insect repellent. It has grown to over 3’ by the end of our season. Works well as container plant or in the garden and when pruned back keeps a bushy habit.  20 seeds.

Planting

Annual- Zone 7 and under , Perennial  Zone 8-10

Germination: 7-21 days

Seed Planting Depth:Lightly cover

Starting Indoors/Outdoors:   Start indoors 8-12 weeks before last frost. Provide 65-75 degree soil temperature. Transplant 12-20" apart. 

Light  Needs:  Full sun

Soil Needs:  Fertile soil

Uses:  Medicinal, ornamental

 

 

 

 

 

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