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Plant Care Guide >> Outdoor Shrubs >> Duranta repens 'Goldii'
Golden Duranta (also known as Golden dewdrop for its small yellow berries) is one of the finest flowering shrubs. It is a beautiful plant which has bright lemon coloured leaves. The colour of the leaves gives a feel of freshness. The plant has outstanding ornamental features. The plant is also moderately salt tolerant.
Common name:

Golden Duranta, Golden Dewdrop

Botanical Name:

Duranta repens 'Goldii'




The plant has bright lemon coloured leaves. It's leaves are mainly ovate, simple and sometimes toothed.


It produces arching clusters of small purple flowers.


The plant requires a minimum of 4 hrs. of direct sunlight.


It prefers a warm temperature.


Grow the plant in moist, but well-drained, moderately fertile soil


The plant is only moderately drought tolerant.


Water plentifully during the growing season, but do not allow the plant to stand in water. Allow the soil to dry slightly between waterings.

Pest and Problems:

No serious pests are normally seen on the plant except for scales and nematodes

Growth habit:

It is a fast growing plant and if allowed to do so it can grow up to 8 feet.


Apply standard liquid fertilizer every two months.


Trim to plant to encourage branching. Pruning can also be done to keep the plant in keep the plant in shape.


Propagation of the plant is done from stem cuttings.

Special Care:

If the plant is not given the required amount of sunlight, the leaves can revert back to green colour

Landscaping Utility:

The plant is generally used to make a hedge. The distance of planting should be 1.5 feet c/c.


Topiary, Hedges, Boarders

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