Plant Care Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen'

Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen'

Taxonomy

Euonymus japonicus 'Gold Queen'
Euonymus
Celastraceae
Celastrales

How to care for Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen'

💦 Water

How often to water your Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen'

Water needs for Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen'
0.5 cups
every 9

Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen' 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 Spindle 'Gold Queen'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen' in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen': 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 Spindle 'Gold Queen' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen' prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen' Water Frequency →

Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen' Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen' requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen' Light Requirements →

Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen' Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


🪴 Soil

Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen' does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen' →

When and How to Successfully Repot Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen' →


💩 Fertilizer

Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen' grows very slowly and doesn’t require added fertilizer. Replacing your plant’s potting soil once a year should provide them with more than enough nutrition. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen'

Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen'

Japanese Spindle 'Gold Queen'


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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