Plant Care Duranta Erecta

Duranta Erecta

Also known as

Golden Dewdrop, Golden Dewdrop, Pigeon berry, Skyflower, Xcambocoché, Mavaetangi, Cuban Gold, Durantas repens and duranta repens


Duranta erecta

How to care for Duranta Erecta


How often to water your Duranta Erecta

Water needs for Duranta Erecta
0.5 cups
every 9

Duranta Erecta 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 Duranta Erecta

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Golden Dewdrop in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Duranta Erecta: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Duranta Erecta love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Duranta Erecta does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Duranta Erecta

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

Difficulty Level

Duranta Erecta is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Duranta Erecta

Duranta Erecta

Duranta Erecta

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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