General Plant Information (Edit)
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
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Culinary Herb/Spice
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

Common names
  • Curry Leaf
  • Curry Leaf Tree
  • Curry Tree
  • Curryleaf Tree
  • Sweet Nim
  • Curry Patta

Photo Gallery
Location: my deck, Fair Lawn NJ
Date: September 17. 2022
Location: Mysore, India
They darken as they mature.
Location: Mysore, India
Date: 2015-03-25
Fresh blooms. I had pruned the plant a month ago. Quickly, new le
Location: Mysore, India
Date: 2014-02-14
Flower cluster
Location: Southwest Florida
Date: September 2012
Location: Mysore, India
Fruits - berries, favourite of the Asian Koels
Location: Mysore, India
Date: 2014-09-28
Tiny oil glands, source of the typical aroma, visible when held a
Location: Mysore, India
Single leaf against the sun shows oil glands as dots.
Location: central Illinois - Washington Park Botanical Garden
Date: 2014-03-22
Location: Sarasota, FL
Date: 2015-04-30
At Selby Gardens
Photo by Ursula
Photo by Ursula
Location: Potohar, Punjab.
Location: Washington Park Botanical Garden - Springfield, Il.
Date: 2016-03-26
Location: Mysore, India
Date: 2015-03-25
Close up of single flower.
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Curry leaf plant by nagraj054 Jul 1, 2017 1:03 AM 1

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