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Mexican orange blossom 'Aztec Pearl'   

Choisya ternata

Aztec Pearl is a popular variety of Mexican orange blossom, which belongs to the Choisya genus (Choisya ternata 'Aztec Pearl'). Blooms typically mature to a diameter of 1.0 cm (0.39 inches imperial) and produce a orange fragrance, whilst displaying in these approximate colours:   Ghost white. The mature flowers take a Single form, with an approximate petal count of 5. Leaves appear approximately as a   Ao green colour.

Tidy evergreen shrub with fragrant while flowers blooming over a long season.

This variety is an Ornamental that typically grows as an Evergreen, which is defined as a plant that retains leaves throughout the year. Aztec Pearl is known for its shrub-like growing habit. This variety tends to bloom in mid spring.

Mexico is believed to be where Aztec Pearl originates from.

As Aztec Pearl Mexican orange blossom is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.

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How to grow Mexican orange blossom 'Aztec Pearl'

  • Full Sun

  • Low

Need little care when established other than pruning to control size if desired.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Aztec Pearl is thought of as hardy, so Aztec Pearl will tend to go dormant or grow slowly over the winter months. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Aztec Pearl are Zone 7 and Zone 10. Ensure your soil is loamy, clay and sandy and has a ph of between 6.0 and 7.0 as Mexican orange blossom is a weakly acidic soil to neutral soil loving plant.

Growing Aztec Pearl from seed

Transplanting Aztec Pearl

Water regularly during first growing season.

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Aztec Pearl is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Aztec Pearl

Mexican orange blossom 'Aztec Pearl' information

How long does Aztec Pearl take to grow?

These estimates for how long Mexican orange blossom 'Aztec Pearl' takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!


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