About Michelia Champa
Champa is very well known flower native to India, and popular for its fragrant flowers. Flowers are fragrant, yellow, inverted lanceshaped. Buds, young twigs, young petioles, and young leaf blades are pale yellow velvet hairy. Twigs are ascending and forming a narrow umbelliform crown.
Magnolia champaca, known in English as champak, is a large evergreen flowering tree in the Magnoliaceae family. It was previously classified as Michelia champaca. It known for its fragrant flowers, and its timber used in woodworking.
|Plant Height||25 inch (64 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||6 inch (15 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Champa, Yellow Champak Mulana|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||4.5 to 7.5 meter|
|Flower Colour ||Orange|
|Bloom Time ||Throughout the year |
|Difficulty Level ||Easy |
Planting and care
At least 3-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.Soil The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant. Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch. As rule of thumb, Water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Do not over-water the plant.Apply water preferably in morning or evening. Application of Fertilizer Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily. . During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month (Oct-Jan). Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer. Re-potting When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer. Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable growing condition. For re-potting procedure click here
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Plant Protection Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area. Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment. Don'ts Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes. Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.
Michelia Champa care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location: Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light. Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it. Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight ||Natural direct 3-6 hours of morning sunlight and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.|
|Watering ||Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.|
|Soil ||Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.|
|Temperature ||25 to 35 drgree Celsius|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer once a month (Oct- Jan).|
Michelia Champa special feature
Tropical specimen for frost free areas. Effective to decorate the front porch and its fragrance spread in the evening and act as mood changer after days hard work.
Michelia Champa uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Michelia Champa?
Michelia Champa is commonly known as Champa, Yellow Champak Mulana
How tall do Michelia Champa grow?
On average Michelia Champa grows 4.5 to 7.5 meter
What color are Michelia Champa?
A Michelia Champa plant bears flowers of color Orange
When Michelia Champa blooms?
With enough light, Michelia Champa may produce Orange flowers in Throughout the year
How hard is Michelia Champa to grow?
A Michelia Champa is Easy
How much sunlight does a Michelia Champa need?
A Michelia Champa prefers Natural direct 3-6 hours of morning sunlight and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.
How much water does a Michelia Champa need?
A Michelia Champa prefers watering Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
What kind of soil does a Michelia Champa need?
A Michelia Champa prefers Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
What temperature does a Michelia Champa like?
A Michelia Champa prefers 25 to 35 drgree Celsius
How often should I fertilize my Michelia Champa?
To encourage Michelia Champa growth, Apply any organic fertilizer once a month (Oct- Jan).
Wednesday, 18 March 2020
Very happy with product. All the leaves were green and fresh. A very nice product in such a affordable price
Tuesday, 03 March 2020
Plant came securely packed.Plant is good, no brown leaves. Hope it grows well
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
I really like ur live plants and wish to order more in future
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