Michelia Champa, Son Champa ( Orange, Grafted ) - Plant

Champa is very well known flower for its seductive fragrance and it is an excellent fragrant flowering plant for garden.

    What makes it special:
  • One of the best fragrant flowering plants.
  • Low maintenance plant.
  • Perfect plant for outdoor garden.
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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 Specifications

Plant Height25 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


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Light Requirement

  • 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.

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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

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to germinate Michelia champaca seeds?

    To germinate Michelia champaca seeds consider the following points 1. Use a pot having 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. Soak the seed in water for 24 hours. 2. Fill the pot with well drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light. Seeds will germinate within a 3-4 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to grow Michelia champaca?

    Michelia champaca plant is grown by seeds and cuttings. Consider the following points to grow plant. 1. Sunlight- At least 4-6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to care for Michelia champaca?

    To care for Michelia champaca plant is easy. Consider the following points to grow plant. 1. Sunlight- At least 4-6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to grow Michelia champaca from cuttings?

    1. To propagate take pencil size cutting having 3-4 nodes, of well mature stem to a length of 10-15 cm and remove any flowers leaves from it. 2. Then dip bottom of the cutting in rooting hormone, and Place the 3/4 portion cutting into a small container with well-draining soil and water the cuttings. 3. Rooting will start within 1-2 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com



    Reviews

    Friday, 24 July 2020

    Keep it away from harsh direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.

    Pukhrambam Kavita

    Wednesday, 22 July 2020

    I really impressed with live plant I purchased online from nurserylive, the packaging was superb.. Thanks

    Hoimi Bandyopadhyay Amin

    Wednesday, 18 March 2020

    Very happy with product. All the leaves were green and fresh. A very nice product in such a affordable price

    Pratibha Sharma
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