University of Florida

Eucalyptus citriodora

Common name(s): Lemon Gum Eucalyptus, Lemon Eucalyptus, Lemon Gum, Lemon-Scented Gum

Plant type: evergreen large tree
Primary method of propagation: seed
Alternate propagation method(s): cutting, grafting/budding

Propagation by Cuttings

Time of year to take cuttings: no information
Rooting environment: no information

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: Summer
Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Seed treatment: 40 degrees F for 2 months.
Preferred temperature for germination: 70-85 degrees F
Time required for germination: 2-4 weeks
Comment: Sow seeds in flats and cover with a thin layer of sand. Overhead watering with a fine spray.

Propagation by Grafting

Time of year to graft: no information