About Michelia Champa
This product does not have the flowers at the time of shipping. Afterward, the plant will bloom and that will be of orange colored flower.
Michelia champaca, known in English as champa, is a large evergreen tree in the Magnoliaceae family. This name is a synonym of Magnolia champaca.
This evergreen, semi tropical large tree or shrub has large mid-green leaves and sweetly fragrant orange flowers comes in June-July. Fruits are oval shaped and clustered along a spike. Twigs are ascending and forming a narrow umbelliform crown.
The tree is planted near Temples and as an ornamental in parks, and its timber used in woodworking.Flowers are used as votive offerings and are often worn in hair as an adorment.
|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 ||Ramdhan Champa, Golden champak, Mickey Mouse Plant, Champa, Son-chafa, Joy perfume tree, yellow jade orchid tree and Himalayan champaca.|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||4 to 8 meter |
|Flower Colour ||Orange|
|Bloom Time ||June-July |
|Difficulty Level ||Easy |
Planting and care
Morning sunlight of more than 6 hours a day is ideal for flowering. Soil The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content for growing Son Champa plant. Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 4 cup (approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch. Do not overwater the plant. As a rule of thumb, water the plants thoroughly in summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Water should be applied preferably in the morning or evening. Application of Fertilizer Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so, it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily. Apply organic fertilizer once a month during the main growing season (February-April) Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer. Plant Protection Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants. For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment. Don'ts Do not overwater the plant specially when pot doesn't have drainage hole. Avoid applying water in hot afternoon it may cause fungus infection.
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Michelia Champa care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location: Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 4 cup (approx. 200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch. Keep the plant in indirect bright light. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it. Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight ||Morning sunlight more than 6 hours a day.|
|Watering ||Apply 4 cup(approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch|
|Soil ||Well drained, fertile and rich in organic content|
|Temperature ||25-38 Degree Celsius|
|Fertilizer ||Apply organic fertilizer once a month during the main growing season (February-April)|
Michelia Champa special feature
In India, they are primarily used for worship at temples whether at home or out, and more generally worn in hair by girls and women as a means of beauty ornament as well as a natural perfume.
Michelia Champa uses
- This champa is cultivated as an ornamental plant, as a dense screening hedge, and for its fragrant flowers
- Bark, leaves and flowers are used in medicinal remedies
- Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Michelia Champa?
Michelia Champa is commonly known as Ramdhan Champa, Golden champak, Mickey Mouse Plant, Champa, Son-chafa, Joy perfume tree, yellow jade orchid tree and Himalayan champaca.
How tall do Michelia Champa grow?
On average Michelia Champa grows 4 to 8 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 June-July
How hard is Michelia Champa to grow?
A Michelia Champa is Easy
How much sunlight does a Michelia Champa need?
A Michelia Champa prefers Morning sunlight more than 6 hours a day.
How much water does a Michelia Champa need?
A Michelia Champa prefers watering Apply 4 cup(approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch
What kind of soil does a Michelia Champa need?
A Michelia Champa prefers Well drained, fertile and rich in organic content
What temperature does a Michelia Champa like?
A Michelia Champa prefers 25-38 Degree Celsius
How often should I fertilize my Michelia Champa?
To encourage Michelia Champa growth, Apply organic fertilizer once a month during the main growing season (February-April)
Saturday, 14 March 2020
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Monday, 02 March 2020
I Bought this product and received quickly .Quality wise awesome
Monday, 17 February 2020
Very nice plant. Beautiful plant. Nurserylive service very good replace policy is very very good.?
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