Murraya Paniculata, Calcutta Kamini - Plant
Common name: Orange Cestrum, Yellow Cestrum, Yellow Shrub Jessamine
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Height: 8.00 to 12.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Murraya paniculata, commonly known as orange jessamine, satinwood or orange jasmine, is a flowering shrub with twisting branches, dark green, glossy leaves and fragrant blossoms. Orange jessamine commonly grows to 12 feet in height and equally wide, but in some cases may take the shape of a tree and grow to be as tall as 20 feet.
Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 20 to 22°C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Tropical evergreen plant native to southern China, Taiwan, the Indian sub-continent(i.
- India, Nepal, northeastern Pakistan, and Sri Lanka) and also Australia.
- This plant produces small, white, scented flowers and is grown as an ornamental tree or hedge.
- Closely related to citrus, Murraya bears orange to red fruits that resemble kumquats, however, some cultivars do not set fruit.
Where winter hardy, orange jessamine is often grown as a hedge or screen. Interesting in containers or planters. For areas north of USDA Zone 10, plants must be overwintered indoors.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
- Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area.
No serious insect or disease problems. Watch for mealy bugs, scale and whiteflies. Root rot may occur if soils are kept too damp.
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