Belonging to the Michelia genus, Michelia has a botanical name of Michelia champaca.
A small tree originating from China.
It has slightly curved, alternate, lanceolate leaves to 20cm in length.
The tree bears highly fragrant, mustard-yellow flowers. Flowers are followed by reddish fruit that contain orange-red seeds.
China is believed to be where Michelia originates from.
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Germination is generally poor.
Treat seed with fungicide/insecticide before sowing.
Sow in shade, but remove from shade once germination occurs.
Minimum temperature both day and need should be 20 deg C or above.
A heat pad may increase the rate of germination.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Michelia so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Michelia so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Michelia plants:
Michelia champaca L.
Misspellings: Michelia champacca