Orange Jasmine (Satinwood) - Murraya
General information: Attractive slender, upright, yet with a dense head type of
shrub or tree with compound evergreen leaves that are made up of
pear-shaped leaflets. Fragrant, white, orange-like blossoms which are
followed by bright, decorative, red fruits.
sun to moderate shade. May be grown indoors.
Temperature: This tree
needs frost protection, hardy in warm tropical conditions.
Watering: Light to
Feeding: Every 20-30
days from early spring-midautumn, breaking for a month in midsummer.
Miracid is recommended.
Pruning and wiring:
Grow in a variety of styles. New growth needs to be pruned back to a few
leaves after the shoots have made six or seven leaves.
Propagation: By seed
moderately fertile, well-drained soil free of nematodes. Glazed and not
too shallow a container.
Pest and diseases: Scales, nematodes, white flies and sooty mold.
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