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Bees, Birds, Wildlife
Flowering in Aug, May
Hardy (Cold winter)
Height (when grown)
Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade
Exposed, Sheltered, Some Protection
Acidic, Chalky / Alkaline, Clay, Most soils, Well-drained
Choisya ternata, also known as Mexican Orange Blossom, is an elegant bushy evergreen shrub with aromatic leaves, divided into 3 slender bright green leaflets. Sweetly scented white flowers are borne in clusters throughout late spring and early summer, sometimes flowering again in autumn. Mexican orange is a useful plant for sun or semi-shade, they like fertile well-drained soil. Shrubs benefit from the occasional weed and mulch especially if they are being kept in a pot. (Don’t forget to water your plant in a pot)
Special features: Evergreen and fragrant flowers, often a second blooming in autumn.
Botanical name: Choisya ternata
Ultimate height and spread: 1.8 meters x 1.5 meters
When to plant : Anytime
Growth rate: slow
Soil Type: Fertile, well-drained, Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Habit: Bushy, evergreen
Position: Full sun, shade
Flowering period: Spring and sometimes again in the autumn.
Colour: White flowers
The tree is watered before being carefully packed by one of our experienced staff on site. It comes in a cardboard box lined with straw. (We try to use as much recycling material as possible) The box is addressed to the customer or a specified name and address and sent out overnight delivery to arrive on requested dates.
Please note the size of the tree that you are ordering, as our trees are provided for our clients to plant themselves, which may appear at a small size rather than the fully grown tree as shown in the photos.
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