|Sunlight||Full Sun, Part Sun|
|Mature Height||2-3 Feet|
|Mature Width||2-3 Feet|
The Citronella Plant aka Mosquito Plant naturally repel insects. With an attractive look and a delicious, citrusy scent you will enjoy having this plant around you whether you need to keep those pesky mosquitoes away or not!
Crush the leaves to release the oils and apply to even the most sensitive skin to keep those Zika-carrying pests away! No more nasty deet bug spray or being covered in bug bites for your family!
Citronella plants can thrive in full to part sun and can grow in any well-draining soil. Our basic potting mix is perfect for repotting these plants in decorative containers. Mosquito plants are drought and heat tolerant and deer resistant.
The Citronella Plant is hardy in zones 9-11. Cooler climates can plant in containers for the patio and move them inside in the winter to enjoy them year after year. Mosquito Plants can also be treated as an annual in zones 8 and colder.
The Citronella plant can thrive in full to part sun. Indoors, keep your Citronella plant near a sunny window or in a sunroom. Water deeply once or twice weekly for the first 3 months when planting in the ground. After establishment, Mosquito plants are drought tolerant. Whether indoors or out water your Citronella plant when the soil is beginning to dry out. You can test this by putting your finger about 1 inch in the soil. If it is dry to the touch go ahead and water. Add our balanced, slow-release fertilizer when planting to give your plant a boost. Our basic potting mix is perfect for repotting these plants in decorative containers.
The Citronella plant is hardy in zones 9-11. Cooler climates can plant in containers for the patio and move them inside in the winter to enjoy them year after year.
Citronella plants are deer resistant and heat and drought tolerant.
Citronella Plants looks great in containers and are ideal for use as a patio or house plant. In tropical climates 9 to 11 this plant is evergreen. Plant in mass or borders around decks, patios, and pools for maximum effect. Anywhere your family congregates is a great location for your Mosquito plant!