Flowers Eucalyptus

Lemon Bush
Eucalyptus Seed

Product ID: 4121

New! Lemon-scented foliage.

Medium green, 2–7," sword-shaped leaves that produce a strong citronella fragrance. Leaf and stem tips turn a lovely red color in late summer/fall. Less durable foliage than standard eucalyptus. Ht. 24-36". Avg. 5,700 seeds/oz. Packet: 25 seeds.
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Packet

$5.25
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100 Seeds

$13.60
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250 Seeds

$32.50
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500 Seeds

$62.50
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1,000 Seeds

$119.25
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DAYS TO GERMINATION: 14-21 days at 65-75°F (18-24°C).

SOWING:
Transplant (recommended): Sow seed into cell trays or open flats 10-12 weeks before last frost. Cover seeds lightly with fine vermiculite. Bottom water or mist to avoid covering seed with displaced soil. If started in open flats, transplant to cell packs or 3-4" containers when the first true leaves appear. Harden off and transplant outside after the last frost. Black plastic mulch
is recommended in areas with short growing seasons. Eucalyptus may be grown as a perennial in areas that receive no frost.

LIGHT PREFERENCE:
Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:
Well-drained fertile soil.

PLANT SPACING:
12-24".

HARDINESS ZONES:
Zones 9-11.

HARVEST:
Fresh: Harvest anytime after leaves start to feel leathery. Easily preserved with glycerin.

USES:
Excellent cut or dried flower foliage. Accent in beds. Excellent container plants.

SCIENTIFIC NAME:
Eucalyptus spp.

ALTERNATE NAMES:
Cider gum, gum, euc

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Quick Facts

Latin Name

Eucalyptus citriodora

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

120 - 150 Days

Life Cycle

Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).

Tender Perennial

Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.

Open Pollinated

Product Features

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Fragrant Fragrant
Variety is highly fragrant.
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Fragrant Grows Well in Containers