The Ardisia Crenata is known as Cool Berry plant, a ravishing beauty, spectacularly adorned with red berries.
- Plant size: Medium
- Plant height: 50CM
- Grow pot diameter: 14CM
Water: Water when 50% of the soil is dry. Never let it fully dry. Also, always use room-temperature water on your tropical houseplants because cold water will shock the roots and make damage.
Light: Near the window - Bright, indirect sunlight year-round. Some direct morning sunlight is fine, but keep shaded from the hot, direct midday sun.
Temperature & Humidity: This tropical shrub do best with moderate-to-high (about 50-60%) relative humidity. The ideal temperature is 15-20°C. Keep Ardisia Crenata away from cold drafts, doorways, and away from A/C and heat vents.
Toxicity: This plant is toxic if ingested. Keep away from children and pets.
Regular misting with room-temperature water will help increase the moisture in the air around it. Misting also helps to keep away spider mites that prefer dry conditions. Homes can become extremely dry in winter; use a cool-mist room humidifier, if necessary.
Dropping flower buds are likely caused by dry soil or cold air. Ardisia crenata likes it cool, but not too cold. It will tolerate a minimum winter temperature of 45°F/7°C. Keep the plant out of entryways and away from A/C and heat vents.