Murraya Paniculata, Calcutta Kamini - Plant
Description for Murraya Paniculata, Calcutta Kamini
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.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Orange Jessamine, kunti||White||Seasonal bloomer||8 to 12 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and 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.
|Full sun to part shade||Well-drained soil||Medium||20 to 22 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Murraya Paniculata
- 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.
Typical uses of Murraya Paniculata
Special features: 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.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose. Its generally keep indoor in living room and in terrac area.
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