Plant Care Japanese Kerria

Japanese Kerria

About Japanese Kerria

Japanese Kerria is a deciduous shrub that grows up to 7' tall. It is meant for the shade garden. It needs a well-drained soil and medium fertilization. It has terminal bright yellow flowers that are 1" - 11" tall.

Taxonomy

Kerria japonica
Kerria
Rosaceae
Rosales

Also known as

Japanese rose, Japanese marigold bush, Miracle marigold bush, Yamabuki and Kerria

How to care for Japanese Kerria

Water

How often to water your Japanese Kerria

Water needs for Japanese Kerria
0.5 cups
every 9

Japanese Kerria 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 Kerria

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Japanese Kerria in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Japanese Kerria: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Japanese Kerria 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Japanese Kerria

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Japanese Kerria 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!


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Care Summary for Japanese Kerria

Japanese Kerria

Japanese Kerria


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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