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CHOISYA ternata

Commonly known as Mexican orange blossom

Pure white orange blossom; scented
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  • Evergreen - dark-green leaves comprising 3 stalkless, oval leaflets 4-8cm (1½-3in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Tall Shrub - compact habit. Flowers in late spring and again in late summer if flowering stems are shortened by 25-30cms(10-12in).
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant- nectar for bees.
  • Pests & Diseases - snails.
  • Place of origin - Mexico.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf form - Palmate - see photos above
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Obovate - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
Choisya - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of CHOISYA ternata

CHOISYA ternata 'Moonshine'

CHOISYA ternata 'Moonshine'  >

Commonly known as: Mexican orange blossom.
A sport of C.ternata with much larger leaves and flowers
£15.00 each 
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CHOISYA ternata 'Sundance'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Mexican orange blossom.
Bright gold foliage
£15.00 each 
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