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Michelia Champa, Son Champa ( Orange, Grown Through Seed ) - Plant

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Description

Growing Son Champa is an easy way to add a tropical flair to your garden. When you know how to care for Champa plants, you will be rewarded with many years of lovely fragrant flowers.

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

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 Specifications

Plant Height 24 inch (61 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


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Sunlight

  • 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.

  • Donts
  • Do not overwater the plant specially when pot doesnt have drainage hole.
  • Avoid applying water in hot afternoon it may cause fungus infection.
  • 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

    Ornamental Use:

    • This champa is cultivated as an ornamental plant, as a dense screening hedge, and for its fragrant flowers

    Medicinal Use:

    • 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

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    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

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