Duranta Gold Mound (Duranta Erecta)

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Growing Zone: 9-11
Growing Zone: 9-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Duranta Gold Mound, Duranta erecta
Mature Height 3-4 feet
Mature Width 3-4 feet
Spacing 3-4 feet apart
Sunlight Full Sun
Temperature Tolerance 50-95°F
Watering Needs Moderate (Once a week)
Growth Rate 6-12 inches/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors Yes
Flowering Time Spring to Fall
Origin Native to Mexico and Central America

Duranta Goldmound: A Stunning Addition to Your Garden

How to Grow

Duranta is a tropical plant that thrives in warm and humid conditions. It prefers full sun to partial shade and well-draining soil. When planting, make sure to dig a hole that is twice as wide as the root ball and just as deep. Water the plant thoroughly after planting and keep the soil moist but not waterlogged.

Care Tips

To keep your Duranta healthy and thriving, make sure to water it regularly and fertilize it every two to three months. Pruning is also important to maintain the plant's shape and promote healthy growth. You can prune the plant in the spring or fall, removing any dead or damaged branches.


Duranta is a versatile plant that can be used in a variety of ways. It can be grown as a standalone specimen plant or used as a hedge or screen. It also looks great in containers and can be used to add color and texture to a patio or balcony.

Planting Tips

When planting Duranta , make sure to choose a location that receives plenty of sunlight and has well-draining soil. If you're planting multiple plants, space them at least three feet apart to allow for proper growth. Water the plants thoroughly after planting and keep the soil moist but not waterlogged.


To keep your Duranta looking its best, make sure to prune it regularly to maintain its shape and promote healthy growth. Water the plant regularly and fertilize it every two to three months. If you notice any signs of pests or diseases, treat them promptly to prevent further damage.

Pests and Diseases

Duranta is generally a hardy plant that is resistant to most pests and diseases. However, it can be susceptible to spider mites, whiteflies, and scale insects. If you notice any signs of infestation, treat the plant with an insecticide or insecticidal soap. Fungal diseases such as leaf spot and powdery mildew can also occur, especially in humid conditions. To prevent these diseases, make sure to water the plant at the base and avoid getting the leaves wet.



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