Choiysa ternata, Plant Profile and Landscaping Uses
Choiysa ternata are a very hardy drought tolerant bushy shrub, attractive glossy green foliage with heavily scented flowers from spring through summer.
Also known as Mexican orange blossom (Choisya ternata) choisya are a fragrant flowering plant requiring little attention other than shaping, these characteristics make it a great plant for landscape uses in a border or as a specimen plant.
Choisya can be grown in pots,they prefer full sun but will do well in semi shade. Available in a range of sizes from wholesale growers.
An excellent landscaping choice for cooler climates working better than Murraya in these areas.
Best spaced at around 40cm apart for a good dense hedge.
Care and Pruning
Prune after flowering to maintain shape. Fertilize with a slow release type in spring.
- Plant Type – Shrub
- Country of origin – Mexico to southern North America.
- Common Name – Mexican Orange blossom
- Growth Rate – Fast
- Evergreen / Deciduous – Evergreen
- Soil – Humus rich moist well drained, can withstand dry periods.
- Position – Full sun to afternoon shade
- Height – 2 to 3 m
- Width – 2 to 3m
- Habit – Rounded shrub
Used as a fragrant flowering plant in the border. Mass planted as a hedge
Varieties / Cultivars
Available from the following Wholesale Nurseries
WHOLESALE CHOIYSA NURSERIES
'Justly famous for rare and unusual plants' Don Teese
34 Mt Pleasant Rd Monbulk VIC 3793
1870 South Gippsland Hwy Cranbourne Vic 3977 - email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Growers of a wide range of native & exotic trees, shrubs, ground covers and climbers in 14cm pots Promotional & PBR Lines and garden hardy favourites. Supplying all states. www.faceysnursery.com.au
Sproules Lane Bowral NSW 2576
Wholesale production nursery specialising in Cool Climate perennials and shrubs. Supplying Retail Nurseries and the Landscape Trade. Services include contract growing and plant sourcing.
111 Stanhope Road Theresa Park NSW 2570
Offering a variety of sun hardy Australian natives and exotic trees, shrubs, groundcover's and perennials from semi advanced through to super advanced and semi-mature stock.
17 McCarthy Rd Monbulk, Vic, 3793, Australia
Specialising in propagation and production of over 900 species / varieties of ornamental plants, perennials & rare plants. Supplying nurseries, landscapers & others. Minimum quantities apply! Contact us to discuss plants or growing requirements.
82 David Hill Rd Monbulk (Opposite Vika Ave)
Japanese Maple and Magnolia specialists, Wholesale and Retail. Large range of other deciduous and evergreen ornamental trees and shrubs.
ALL GREEN NURSERY
130 Old Geelong Rd Hoppers Crossing VIC 3029
phone: 03 9749 1688 fax: 03 9749 5135
Wide range of wholesale plants including: Grasses, Designer Plants,Trees and Shrubs, Native Plants, Screening Plants, Hedges, Succulents and Ground Covers