Plant Care Japanese Ardisia

Japanese Ardisia

Also known as

Marlberry

Taxonomy

Ardisia japonica
Ardisia
Primulaceae
Ericales

How to care for Japanese Ardisia

Water

How often to water your Japanese Ardisia

Water needs for Japanese Ardisia
0.5 cups
every 9

Japanese Ardisia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Japanese Ardisia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Japanese Ardisia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Japanese Ardisia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Japanese Ardisia may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Japanese Ardisia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Japanese Ardisia: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Japanese Ardisia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Japanese Ardisia

Japanese Ardisia

Japanese Ardisia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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