Plant Care California Goldenbush

California Goldenbush

Also known as

California goldenbush, mock heather and California heathgoldenrod


Ericameria ericoides

How to care for California Goldenbush


How often to water your California Goldenbush

Water needs for California Goldenbush
0.5 cups
every 9

California Goldenbush needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Atlanta, Georgia.

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

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for California Goldenbush in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia

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Finding light for California Goldenbush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant California Goldenbush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

California Goldenbush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Atlanta, Georgia ⛅.

California Goldenbush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize California Goldenbush

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for California Goldenbush

California Goldenbush

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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