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Golden dew drop

Duranta erecta

Belonging to the Duranta genus, Golden dew drop has a botanical name of Duranta erecta. Treat as an evergreen - it will keep its leaves throughout the year. Golden dew drop is known for growing with a bushy habit to a height of approximately 5.50 metres (that's 17.88 feet in imperial). This plant tends to bloom in late autumn.

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How to grow Golden dew drop

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Golden dew drop likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Use Zone 9 - Zone 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. A soil ph of between 5.6 and 6.0 is ideal for Golden dew drop as it does best in weakly acidic soil. Keep in mind when planting that Golden dew drop is thought of as tender, so it is really important to plant out well after your last frost date.

See our list of companion Plants for Golden dew drop to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Golden dew drop from seed

Transplanting Golden dew drop

As Golden dew drop is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out (around -12°C / 10°F as a guideline) - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Common Golden dew drop problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Golden dew drop plants:

Other names for Golden dew drop

Pigeon berry, Sky flower

Duranta repens, Duranta ellisia, Duranta plumieri

Golden dew drop care instructions

How long does Golden dew drop take to grow?

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