Plant Care Japanese photinia

Japanese photinia

Taxonomy

Photinia glabra
Photinia
Rosaceae
Rosales

How to care for Japanese photinia

Water

How often to water your Japanese photinia

Water needs for Japanese photinia
0.5 cups
every 9

Japanese photinia 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 photinia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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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 Japanese photinia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Japanese photinia: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Japanese photinia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Japanese photinia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Japanese photinia

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

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Care Summary for Japanese photinia

Japanese photinia

Japanese photinia


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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