|Plant Height||6 inch (15 cm)|
|Plant Spread||5 inch (13 cm)|
|Common Name||Curry Leaves, Kadi Patta, Meetha Neem, Murraya koenigii|
|Maximum Reachable Height||2.00 to 6.00 Metres|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.
- Keep the plant outdoor with bright natural light.
- Initially (Seedling stage) protect the curry plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.
- The soil should be well drained and fertile for growing Curry plant.
- Water the plant when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
- Do not overwater the plant.
- Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
Application of Fertilizer
- During the main growing season feed the curry plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
- Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
- When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
- Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.
For re-potting procedure click here<br?></br?>
- Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
- For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
- Do not overwater the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
About Kadi Patta,Curry Leaves
The Curry plant is native to the Indian subcontinent, and can be found growing wild throughout the country and temperate climates and has compound leaves areas where it can grow up to 5 – 6 meters high. Its green elongated leaves are glossy, aromatic and beautiful.
The plant produces white fragrant flowers (terminal cymes) which can self-pollinate to produce small shiny-black drupes containing a single, large viable seed, the leaves
|Dimensions||42 × 12 × 12 cm|