Flowers of Murraya Plant - Rutaceae.

What You Need to Know About the Murraya Plant – Rutaceae

These evergreen plants, originating in China and India to Australia, grow to become large shrubs or small trees, ideal for a conservatory. M. koenigii is called curry leaf or karapincha and has pungently aromatic foliage used for flavoring curries. Each leaf has 5-10 finely toothed leaflets and white flowers followed by dark blue-black fruits.

M. paniculata, also known as orange jasmine, satin-wood, and Chinese box, has glossy, smooth, dark green leaves, divided into three or more leaflets, each up to 2 in (5 cm) long. Small, fragrant, white flowers are produced in dense terminal clusters all year, followed by oval, orange-red fruit.

Size: Height 10—12 ft. (3—4 m).

Light: Direct sunlight, indirect sunlight, or partial shade.

Temperature: Keep warm; minimum 55—60°F (12—15°C).

Moisture: Keep thoroughly moist from spring to fall, drier in winter.

Feeding: Apply standard liquid fertilizer once a month in spring and summer.

Propagation: Sow seed in spring, or take semi ripe tip cuttings in summer.

Special needs: Prune in late winter, if necessary.