Belonging to the Murraya genus, Curry Tree has a botanical name of Murraya koenigii.White, and typically produces a curry fragrance. It is a flowering edible herb that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Normally grows with a tree habit. This plant is a great attractor for birds, so if you are looking to attract wildlife Curry Tree is a great choice.
India is believed to be where Curry Tree originates from.
Curry Tree needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
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Tree may or may not go dormant in fall. It will have yellow leaves that fall off. Reduce water and wait for it to reemerge in a few months.2Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun / partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Curry Tree is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.
Use fresh berries and plant whole or remove pulp. Can also be grown from cuttings, or by dividing off suckers.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Curry Tree so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Curry Tree so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Curry Tree plants:
Does not like the cold.
Curry leaf tree, True Curry Leaf
Murraya koenigii (L.) Spreng., Bergera koenigii, Chalcas koenigii