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Orange Jasmine

Murraya exotica

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

7m

Max

3m

3m

Min

1.5m

7 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

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A photo of Orange Jasmine
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Overview

Murraya exotica is a tropical to subtropical, evergreen tree or shrub in the Rutaceae family. Grown for its foliage, scented flowers and ornamental fruits, this interesting species is found naturally from southern China to Hainan, Taiwan and it has been introduced to areas of the Americas. Dark green, glossy leaves make it an attractive addition to plantings, even when not in flower. It produces large heads of sweetly scented white flowers. It is a low maintenance plant that requires regular watering, place in full sun or light shade and it may also be grown in pots or used as hedging or screening.

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Propagation

Seed

Grows easily from seed, sow in spring.

Special Features

Pot plant

Makes good container plants with a lovely fragrance - move pots close to windows or entrances or away if it is overwhelming!

Attracts birds

Hedge plant

Indoor plant

Grow indoors in frost-prone climates.

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves