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Curry-Leaf Tree (Murraya koenigii) potted seedling, organic

(3 customer reviews)

$20.00

Greetings!  Due to the extreme amount of expectation around curry leaf tree seedlings I would like to let you know that these are healthy starts in 3-inch pots, one of which is pictured as the primary product image on this page.  The actual tree may differ slightly but is for all practical purposes the same as the photo.  You will need to pot this up to a gallon pot upon receipt.  Curry leaf trees need a deep, well-drained and fertile soil and plenty of filtered sunlight and warmth.  Note the addition of PUMICE in the potting soil for the pictured potted plant.  Pumice is recommended.

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 use (Ayurveda): as a spicily aromatic culinary herb, stir-fried as a base for curries. Also as a medicinal herb:  upset stomach, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, dysentery, hepatitis, anemia, diabetes, heart disease and high cholesterol. Plant prefers tropical sun to part shade, fast-draining soils and regular watering. Best in tropical humidity but possible as an indoor plant or patio plant brought in for the winter.  Plant prefers sun to part shade and rich, moist but well-drained soil.  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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  1. Question

    emilie

    When will your curry plants be available for sale again? Thanks!

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      Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi Emilie,
      Sorry, not until spring 2020 at this point.
      Richo

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  2. Diana L Law

    happy with my Curry Leaf

    Diana L Law (verified owner)

    It got buggy and lost it’s leaves indoors in the winter, I’ll check for scale earlier next winter, but I was thrilled to see new growth in late Spring and now it’s happily outdoors for the summer. Grew like a trouper.

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi Diana,
      This is totally typical. Scale can be super bad on these, and whole branches need to be trimmed at times, and follow the ants. Thank you for perservering–eventual happy growth is also typical, but only when the right conditions are maintained. Richo

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    • Ashwini

      Hi, can u kindly notify me when u have the curry leaf plant?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hello Ashwini,
      OK, here goes, as of 6/19/2019 I am enabling 10 very nice curry leaf tree seedlings. Do not hesitate, these will sell out in minutes.
      Richo

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    • kiran Karra

      can you share details for curry leaf tree, price size etc.

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi Kiran,
      They are $20.00 each and in our standard 3-inch pots. They look very similar to the opening photo on the page. They are healthy and growing quickly right now. I would hurry, a bit surprised these have not already sold out.
      Richo

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    • Manvi

      indian curry leaves have soft and thin leaves with maximum flavour and fragrance but what we usually get here in US grocery stores is thick waxy leaves which have way less flavour. is this original Indian variety?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi Manvi, Our variety is originally from Southern India and is very fragrant. There are several varietals in Curry Leaf Tree as you mention, and also there is an advantage in picking your own leaves and using right away vs. store-bought leaves which have lost much of their fragrance due to time in storage.
      Richo

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  3. Question

    Priya Sadasivam

    Can i Please be added in the wait list?

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      Richo Cech

      OK, you’re on it!

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    • Swetha

      Can u please add me to the wait list..

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      I can try to e-mail you, but wait lists are now automatic, you can get on it with a click.

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  4. Question

    Charleyne Dautremont-Smith

    Hello, do you have any curry-leaf tree left for sale?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Curry Leaf Trees are sold out for 2019, sorry about that!

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    limna

    Hi, what is the size of the curry leaf plant?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      We have these all the way from 1 inch seedlings to 12 inch 2-year-olds. Early orders always get the largest plant.

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    • Mary Coppola

      Such a wonderful plant…would wear the cologne if anyone made it! My favorite for cooking Indian food! When is early ordering time in order to get the larger size plants? I live in zone 9. Very fun to get this from Willits…used to live very near there as a child, many moons ago & just visited this past June…wish I had known you all were there then! Tks for reply!

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi Mary, It does have a strangely enticing fragrance. We’re in Williams, not Willits. Significantly further north. I’ll try to e-mail you when this all shakes down and we see if we have any plants left.
      Richo

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  6. Judy

    Admin Judy

    Yes, they are used as spiritual offerings and lend their unique taste and aroma to Indian cuisine. However, they should be confounded neither with the compound spice “curry” nor the curry plant(Helichrysum italicum).

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    • IR

      Hello,
      What is the approximate size of the seedling? Thank you!

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    • Richo Cech

      Admin Richo Cech

      Hello, Right now it is Late February in 2019 and we have plants ranging from 1 inch to 10 inches. The plants grow rapidly, and by the time we start selling them in the spring they should be sized-up, ready to transplant to gallon pots on receipt. r

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