Curry-Leaf Tree (Murraya koenigii) potted seedling, organic
$13.50 – $36.00
Family: Rue (Rutaceae)
Outdoor culture Zones 10 to 12.Commonly grown as a potted plant on the summer patio, brought in for the winter. Protect from frost.
(Black Neem, Sweet Neem) Tropical to sub-tropical deciduous tree to 18 feet, native to Southern India. The pinnate leaves are handsome, as are the small, white, fragrant flowers that give way to clusters of black berries. The curry tree leaves (which should be confounded neither with the compound spice “curry” nor the curry plant (Helichrysum italicum), are used as spiritual offerings and lend their unique taste and aroma to Indian cuisine. Traditional usage (Ayurveda): antinauseant, stomachic, disorders of the kidney, premature graying of hair, hair growth. Applied externally for bruises, burns and insect bites. Plant prefers sun to part shade and rich, moist but well-drained soil. Does well as a potted plant, kept indoors during the cold months. Keep them warm, give bright light at a minimum of 6 hours per day, and water sparingly during winter.
Potted seedling, Certified Organically Grown
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