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Choisya ternata | Mexican orange blossom - 10-20cm - 3t

Choisya ternata | Mexican orange blossom - 10-20cm - 3t

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Choisya ternata Brica, or Golden Mexican Orange Blossom, is an attractive, medium-sized, bushy, free-flowering, evergreen shrub with highly decorative, glossy, lime-yellow, ternate leaves. The clusters of lovely, sweetly scented, star-shaped, creamy-white flowers emerge in spring or early summer, with a second flush in September and October. Golden Mexican Orange Blossom is very easy to grow. It thrives in moist, well-drained soils of almost any kind, in full sun or part shade. It has shallow roots so drainage is crucial for its successful growth. Low maintenance, requires very little pruning mostly to enable autumn flowering. It’s resilient to frost, but needs to be sheltered from harsh winds. Generally, disease-free, but may be damaged by pests. Choisya ternata Brica is a beautiful rounded shrub, perfect as a specimen plant, great for flower beds and borders, banks and slopes, and wall-side borders. Suitable for low screens and hedges, and for growing in containers.
  • Common Name

    Golden Mexican Orange Blossom

  • Family

    Rutaceae

  • Type

    evergreen shrub

  • Pot Size

    3

  • Height (cm)

    10-20cm

  • Native To

    Mexico

  • Flower

    clusters of fragrant, star-shaped, creamy white flowers

  • Foliage

    highly decorative, glossy, lime-yellow, ternate leaves

  • Maturation period

    10–20 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height

1.5–2.5m

Mature Width

1.5–2.5m

Shape / habit

bushy

Preferred Location

Orientation

South–facing or West–facing or East–facing, sheltered

Soil Type

acid, alkaline, neutral soil, full sun

Soil moisture

well-drained

Growing Period

Flower

spring, autumn

Foliage

all year

Fruit

autumn

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