Choisya ternata


Mexican Orange Blossom

Fast growing evergreen shrub 2m high by 2m wide. Leaves are aromatic, glossy and deep green with three leaflets. The white flowers are profuse and scented, occurring in both spring and autumn.


Suitable as ornamental shrub and low hedge.


Adaptable to most conditions, it prefers full sun, a protected position and fertile, well-drained soils. Tolerates frost and drought. Prune after flowering to keep dense. Fertilise in spring. Vulnerable to scale. Propagate from cuttings in summer or autumn.


Stem cuttings -semi hardwood or softwood.


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