Plant Care Mirror bush

Mirror bush

About Mirror bush

Mirror bush is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Taxonomy

Coprosma repens
Coprosma
Rubiaceae
Gentianales

Also known as

Taupata, Tree bedstraw, Looking-glass bush, New zealand laurel and Shiny leaf

How to care for Mirror bush

Water

How often to water your Mirror bush

Water needs for Mirror bush
0.5 cups
every 9

Mirror bush 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 Mirror bush

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

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 Mirror bush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mirror bush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Mirror bush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Mirror bush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Mirror bush in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mirror bush

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Mirror bush: 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 Mirror bush after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Mirror bush

Mirror bush

Mirror bush


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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