How to grow Ardisia crenata

Ardisia crenata growing shrub‎ of the genus Ardisia also known as Christmas berry, Ardisia crenata perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant for the ornamental fruits, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 7-10.

Leaves color green in elliptic shape.

Ardisia crenata flower

Flower color white to pink in star shape, flowers grows in clusters.

Fruit color red in round shape.

Alternative names: Christmas berry, Australian holly, Coral ardisia, Coral bush, Coralberry, Coralberry tree

Ardisia crenata for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Ardisia crenata growing and care:

Moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead parts and fruits

Size of the plant:
30-180cm, 12-72 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half shade / Full shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Small star flower in white to pink color, flowers grow in clusters

Scientific name:

Ardisia crenata

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Ornamental parts

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