Plant Care New zealand broadleaf

New zealand broadleaf

Also known as

Papauma and Kapuka


Griselinia littoralis

How to care for New zealand broadleaf


How often to water your New zealand broadleaf

Water needs for New zealand broadleaf
0.5 cups
every 9

New zealand broadleaf 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 New zealand broadleaf

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for New zealand broadleaf in your home

Light needs and placement for plant New zealand broadleaf: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

New zealand broadleaf may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize New zealand broadleaf

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

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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for New zealand broadleaf

New zealand broadleaf

New zealand broadleaf

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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