Are Citronella Plants Good for the Garden?

Are citronella plants good for the garden?

By Rob

Ad

Answers

We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards for people who answer questions on ThriftyFun in February! Click here to find out more...

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

June 1, 20110 found this helpful

If you mean the citronella scented geranium (pelargonium actually), they smell nice and they do keep mosquitoes away from the immediate area. They do like full sun and regular watering. I have one plot 3 by 5 feet that is waist-high, and one big pot, right outside my kitchen door. I like the smell and they do seem to keep the skeeters away from the door. They do spread, so if you don't want it all over, a pot would be advisable.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards for people who answer questions on ThriftyFun in February! Click here to find out more...

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content(article continues below)
Categories
Home and Garden Gardening AdviceMay 22, 2011
Guides
Building Natural Garden Architecture
Using Plants to Build Garden Architecture
House Surround by Plants
Adding Privacy With Plants
Lady Bug on a Green Leaf
Identifying Beneficial Garden Insects
Amaryllis
Transplanting Amaryllis
More
🐰
Easter Ideas!
🍀
St. Patrick's Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on February 25, 2017 at 5:19:00 AM on 10.0.2.145 in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!