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Citronella Plant

Citronella Plant


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This fragrant plant is most famous as a mosquito repellant, though its fern-like leaves and delicate sprawl make them an endearing houseplant all year round. A lover of bright spaces, the citronella plant is also fairly drought tolerant. It's capable of growing between 2 and 4 feet with enough time and care!

Climate - Native to tropical regions of Southern Africa

Light - Limited direct to extended hours of bright indirect

Soil - Well-draining potting soil. Allow to become pot-bound before repotting

Water - Water every 2 weeks, let soil dry thoroughly between waterings

Humidity - Likes dry environments

Temperature - Typical indoor temperature acceptable, prefers temperatures above 65 degrees 

Fertilizer - Fertilize monthly during growing season with an all-purpose houseplant fertilizer 


Water very thoroughly once a week at the same time every week. This plant loves consistency.


This plant requires a lot of care. Leaves can burn easily if you are not careful with sun exposure.