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Murraya Paniculata, Calcutta Kamini - Plant

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It is a tropical, evergreen plant bearing small, white, scented flowers, which is grown as an ornamental tree or hedge. Murraya is closely related to Citrus, and bears small orange to red fruit resembling kumquats, though some cultivars do not set fruit.

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About Murraya Paniculata

Murraya paniculata is cultured as an ornamental tree or hedge because of its hardiness, wide range of soil toleranceand is suitable for larger hedges. The plant flowers throughout the years and produces small, fragrant flower clusters which attract bees, while the fruits attract small frugivorous birds.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height20 inch (51 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Orange Jessamine, kunti
Maximum Reachable Height 8 to 12 feet
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Seasonal bloomer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Tropical evergreen plant native to southern China, Taiwan, the Indian sub-continent(i.e. 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.
  • Murraya Paniculata 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
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 20 to 22 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Murraya Paniculata special feature

    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.

    Murraya Paniculata uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose
    • Its generally keep indoor in living room and in terrac area

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to propagate Murraya paniculata?

    Murraya Paniculata is propagated by cuttings or by seed, but it will be easier to plant by stem-tip cuttings. Take a cutting, ideally from part of the jasmine without any flowers, then remove the leaves and place it in a pot size 7 inches upper diameter with a drainage hole. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Is Murraya paniculata frost hardy?

    Yes,Murraya is a frost-hardy plant.

    How to plant Murraya paniculata?

    To plant Murraya paniculata consider the following points 1.To grow Murraya paniculata in pot, choose a pot having of 7 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2.Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased Murraya paniculata plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the Murraya paniculata plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for 4-6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get 4-6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season.

    Does Murraya paniculata have invasive roots?

    Yes, Murraya paniculata plants have invasive roots.

    How to grow Murraya paniculata from cuttings?

    To grow Murraya paniculata plant through cuttings consider the following points 1.Select healthy growth thats at least three internodes (the part of a plant stem between two of the nodes from which leaves emerge) and make a clean, sharp cut.Remove leaves on the under layer of the offset to make it bare and insert into your potting mix. 2. Choose a pot having of 7-inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2.Fill the 1/3 pot with well-drained soil rich in organic content and place the cutting in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight.

    Can you transplant Murraya paniculata?

    Yes, you can transplant Murraya paniculata in Sep-Dec.

    How to prune Murraya paniculata?

    Generally, most Murraya doesnt need to be cut back too harshly regular light pruning is the better way to go. Prune the top growth so that you can maintain your desired hedge height. But avoid cutting away too much along the hedge sides as this will remove the flower buds. A light prune at the end of autumn after flowering has finished will encourage more prolific flowering the following spring.

    How fast does Murraya paniculata grow?

    Murraya paniculata will easily reach 3m in time it is a reasonably slow goring plant and can take 3-4 years to reach full size.

    What to feed Murraya paniculata?

    Feed the Murraya paniculata plant with organic fertilizer once a month.

    When to prune Murraya paniculata?

    To maintain a Murraya paniculata prune lightly two to three times a year in spring (Feb-March) and summer.

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    • How big is the plant which I am going to buy

      Depending on availability the average height of plants will be approx. 1.5 ft.