Curry Leaf (Murraya koenigii)

Common names:
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Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Plant Height: 10 to 20 feet
Plant Spread: 10 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Vegetable
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Culinary Herb/Spice
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

They darken as they mature.

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Location: Mysore, IndiaThey darken as they mature.
By Dinu
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Location: Mysore, IndiaDate: 2015-03-25Fresh blooms. I had pruned the plant a month ago. Quickly, new le
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Location: Mysore, IndiaDate: 2014-02-14Flower cluster
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Location: central Illinois - Washington Park Botanical GardenDate: 2014-03-22
By jmorth
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Location: Mysore, IndiaFruits - berries, favourite of the Asian Koels
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Location: Mysore, IndiaDate: 2014-09-28Tiny oil glands, source of the typical aroma, visible when held a
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Location: Mysore, IndiaSingle leaf against the sun shows oil glands as dots.
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Location: Mysore, IndiaDate: 2015-03-25Close up of single flower.
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Location: Washington Park Botanical Garden - Springfield, Il.Date: 2016-03-26
By jmorth
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Curry leaf plant by nagraj054 Jul 1, 2017 1:03 AM 1
Curry leaves - whitish residue by luckyplanet Oct 5, 2019 3:50 PM 7
Curry Leaves turning yellow by plantlover1 Oct 2, 2019 2:17 PM 2
Name that bug! (please) by Plantani Sep 25, 2019 8:06 AM 2
Help identify this berries / bush? Looks like Elderberries by vbx714 Jul 14, 2019 11:54 PM 5
curry leaf tree_required by nagraj054 Jun 29, 2017 12:01 PM 3
Let's see what else we are growing in 2017 by Ursula Jan 10, 2018 6:14 PM 1,057
Let's see what else we're growing, 2016 by dyzzypyxxy Jan 1, 2017 4:46 PM 1,398
Let's see what else we're growing 2015 by dyzzypyxxy Jan 7, 2016 5:33 PM 1,034
What are you propagating? by clintbrown Jan 14, 2020 3:11 PM 77
What other houseplants do you grow 4 by boojum May 27, 2013 7:06 PM 291

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