Ardisia crenata - Plant
Common name: coralberry
Bloom time: May to June
Height: 4.00 to 5.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Both can survive in temperate climates if they are planted in a sheltered area. Arabian is a small bush with evergreen leaves. There are many other varieties of plant, of which are best suited for sub-tropical climates. Learning how to grow will add a striking visual and olfactory touch to the garden.
Sunlight: full sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Fertilizer: apply any organic fertilizer
- Do not prune plants in the fall.
- Simply cut off any dead or diseased canes.
- Stop fertilizing 6 weeks before the first frost but continue watering during dry autumn weather to help keep plants fortified during the dry winter.
- Mound, mulch, or add compost after a few frosts but before the ground freezes.
Group in shrub borders, shade gardens or woodland areas. Also effective in naturalized areas where possible colonial spread is not a concern. May be grown as a houseplant in containers that are overwintered indoors.
- It is known by a variety of names such as Christmas berry, Australian holly, coral ardisia, coral bush, coralberry, coralberry tree, hen s-eyes, and spiceberry.
- Preparations made from the root of Ardisia crenata are used as an ingredient in traditional Chinese medicine.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
for medicinal use
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