How to grow Choisya ternata

Choisya ternata grow and care – shrub‎ of the genus Choisya also known as Mexican orange, Choisya ternata perennial evergreen plant used as ornamental fragrant plant, can grow in temperate or subtropical climate and grow in hardiness zone 7-9.

Leaves color dark green in oval shape.

Choisya ternata flower

Flower fragrant color white with five petals in star shape, the flowers flat.

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How to grow Choisya ternata growing and care:

Fertile, slightly acidic, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:
Snails, slugs

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
1.2-2.5m, 4-8 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Star flowers in white with five petals, the flower fragrant

Scientific name:

Choisya ternata

How to grow Choisya ternata

Growing Choisya ternata plant

Choisya ternata plant care

Choisya ternata flowers

Choisya ternata


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
Plant Uses
  • Fragrance
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9