Red Duranta Plant


With its attractive red foliage, this Red Duranta plant is going to catch your attention. Moreover, this duranta plant has some varieties, gold and variegated leaves are the most common among them.More often Red Duranta plant is used as a feature plant or as a striking companion hedge to a green hedge.

details & care
  • Water:               Moderate
  • Light:                Bright / Partial Shade
  • Growth Rate:      Medium
  • Air Purifying:      Yes
  • Pet Friendly:       Yes
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Red Duranta Plant, and Care Guide

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Red Duranta Plant

Red Duranta Plant is a low caring and air-purifying plant. Being the tropical plan, it delivers scores of pale blues, white, or violet blossom clusters that you can enjoy throughout the growing season.

Slow-fertilizer encourages this plant. Also, it is essential to water frequently when this plant is established. Once the plant is established, they are low requirement plant. However, provide enough water to keep the soil moist and more during drought times.

Moreover, with a renewal pruning, it nicely maintains the shape. And the best thing is you can easily grow them in warm weather and full sun. This plant will quickly fill up your blank spot in the garden. In addition, it can serve as a privacy screen in areas where they are winter hardy.

Red Duranta Plant Care Guide

It is extremely easy to care for the Red Duranta plant. To grow a healthy plant, use well-drained, moist, and fertile soil. You can use a mulch to keep the soil moist. As the Red Duranta plant is a very tolerant plant, you can also use sand soils.

 In a small pot, give this plant a standard, well-draining potting mix and add slow-release fertilizer. Be sure that the pot contains plenty of drainage holes.

Full sun works best for this plant, as they have better habits and won’t get loose as they would in the shade. Also, flower production will be much better in full sun. 

Keep your plant well-watered. If the plant starts to wilt, they will bounce quickly, once you water them.

Also, Red Duranta grows extremely fast. This means it will need frequent pruning to keep the plant looking its best. 

Growing tips for Red Duranta Plant

  • After you receive it, do not re-pot the plant immediately.
  • Place the Red Duranta plant in indirect light for its optimal growth. You can grow them in a sunny window or use artificial lights.
  • Maintain the soil moisture and make sure to keep them hydrated all time.
  • Avoid overwatering the Red Duranta Plant.
  • Bring potted Red Duranta plant indoors before the outdoor temperature falls down.
  • Regular pruning is required to reduce the size of the potted duranta red plant.
  • Also, before you bring this plant indoors, make sure to do light pruning.
  • Feed them once a month during the active season.
  • In winter, cut them back so that new growth can burst in the spring.

Additional information

Plant Name

Red Duranta Plant

Common Name

Duranta Red, Lal Badshah Plant, Neelam Plant, Ruby Leaf Plant, Loropetalum, Luthra, Ruby Alternanthera, Alternanthera, Loropetalum

Native Area

South America

Plant Size

7-10” inches


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