Golden dewdrop, Duranta speciosa pure gold

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Polybag size / Pot size: Polybag: 10x10, 3.9L
Plant height: 12''

The Golden Dewdrop is a deciduous to semi-evergreen shrub celebrated for its ornamental appeal, available at Jagtap Nursery. Reaching heights of 6 to 15 feet (1.8 to 4.6 meters) with a similar spread, it creates a lush and vibrant presence in any landscape. Its name 'Golden' perfectly describes its distinctive foliage, boasting brilliant golden-yellow leaves that shimmer in the sunlight. Adorning the shrub are clusters of tubular, sky-blue flowers, followed by attractive spherical fruit. For hedge plants and landscape plant supplies, visit Jagtap Nursery on Solapur Road, where you can also find the variegated Duranta and a wide range of other ornamental plants.

Ideal Locations in Landscaping:

  • Ornamental Shrub: Golden Dewdrop is primarily valued for its ornamental qualities, serving as a focal point or accent in landscapes.
  • Privacy Hedge: Its dense growth and vibrant foliage make it an excellent choice for creating privacy hedges or screens.
  • Container Plant: Due to its manageable size, it can thrive in large containers, adding a touch of elegance to patios or balconies.
  • Butterfly Attraction: The sky-blue flowers attract butterflies, contributing to a vibrant garden ecosystem.

Maintenance Care:

  • Sunlight: Plant in a location with full sun to part shade for the best growth and flowering.
  • Watering: Maintain regular watering, allowing the soil to dry slightly between waterings.
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to maintain the desired shape and size, typically in late winter or early spring.
  • Fertilization: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer during the growing season to promote healthy growth and flowering.

Characteristics:

  • Golden Foliage: The standout feature is its radiant, golden-yellow foliage, making it a visual delight in the garden.
  • Attractive Flowers: Clusters of sky-blue, tubular flowers provide a stunning contrast against the golden leaves.
  • Drought Tolerance: Once established, Golden Dewdrop exhibits good drought tolerance, requiring less frequent watering.
  • Wildlife Attraction: Besides butterflies, it may also attract birds with its colorful berries.

Pest and Diseases:

  • Common Pests: Potential pests include aphids, caterpillars, and whiteflies.
  • Disease Concerns: Keep an eye out for fungal leaf spot and root rot in overly moist conditions.

Preventive Measures:

  • Monitor the plant regularly for signs of pests or diseases and take appropriate action if detected.
  • Ensure proper spacing and avoid overwatering to reduce the risk of fungal issues.

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