It is a tropical, evergreen plant bearing small, white, scented flowers, which is grown as an ornamental tree or hedge. Murraya is closely related to Citrus, and bears small orange to red fruit resembling kumquats, though some cultivars do not set fruit.
Murraya paniculata is cultured as an ornamental tree or hedge because of its hardiness, wide range of soil toleranceand is suitable for larger hedges. The plant flowers throughout the years and produces small, fragrant flower clusters which attract bees, while the fruits attract small frugivorous birds.
|Plant Height||16 inch (51 cm)|
|Plant Spread||5 inch (10 cm)|
|Common Name||Orange Jessamine, kunti|
|Maximum Reachable Height||8 to 12 feet|
|Bloom Time||Seasonal bloomer|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
- Tropical evergreen plant native to southern China, Taiwan, the Indian sub-continent(i.e. India, Nepal, northeastern Pakistan, and Sri Lanka) and also Australia.
- This plant produces small, white, scented flowers and is grown as an ornamental tree or hedge.
- Closely related to citrus, Murraya bears orange to red fruits that resemble kumquats, however, some cultivars do not set fruit.
Murraya Paniculata Care
Murraya paniculata, commonly known as orange jessamine, satinwood or orange jasmine, is a flowering shrub with twisting branches, dark green, glossy leaves and fragrant blossoms. Orange jessamine commonly grows to 12 feet in height and equally wide, but in some cases may take the shape of a tree and grow to be as tall as 20 feet.
|Sunlight||Full sun to part shade|
|Temperature||20 to 22 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Murraya Paniculata Special Feature
Where winter hardy, orange jessamine is often grown as a hedge or screen. Interesting in containers or planter For areas north of USDA Zone 10, plants must be overwintered indoor
Murraya Paniculata Uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Its generally keep indoor in living room and in terrace area