Plant Care Golden Gardenia

Golden Gardenia


Gardenia tubifera

How to care for Golden Gardenia


How often to water your Golden Gardenia

Water needs for Golden Gardenia
0.5 cups
every 9

Golden Gardenia 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Golden Gardenia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Golden Gardenia: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Golden Gardenia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Golden Gardenia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Golden Gardenia

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

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Native Region

Care Summary for Golden Gardenia

Golden Gardenia

Golden Gardenia

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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