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clifton, n.j. (Zone 7a)
Jun 9, 2016 7:43 PM CST
Has anyone had success growing a Neem tree? I adore the leaves for cooking. In India & Pakistan they are called "curry leaves" & provide a smoky, somewhat pungent flavor that I adore. I can buy the fresh leaves in bundles at Indian grocery, but i'd like to try growing one. I'm in zone 7a & the Neem is native to a very hot climate… I don't know. They can grow to be huge trees but can also be pruned back & kept at height of a shrub. Neem is considered one of the most beneficial of the healing plants. I don't even know all the uses, but I want to grow one. Anyone tried?
Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
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Jun 9, 2016 8:31 PM CST
Lowest temp they can take is 35 so you would need to grow indoors.

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