Coral Ardisia
Ardisia crenata
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 3 days during summer
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers tepid constant temperatures through the whole year (average under 20 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 7.8
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Other common names Marlberry, Hens Eyes, Hilo Holly, Coralberry, Spiceberry
Family Myrsinaceae

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 7 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -17°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • red
  • white
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    6
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    7
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Leaf color
  • green
Fruit color
  • red
  • white