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Choisya ternata ‘Goldfingers’

Mexican orange

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  • Choisya ternata ‘Goldfingers’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Choisya ternata ‘Goldfingers’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsMay to October
  • Height0.5m to 2m
  • Growth HabitBushy round
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourYellow-green

Description

Choisya ternata ‘Goldfingers’ (Mexican orange). This is a compact bushy round, evergreen shrub which is a native to the highlands of Mexico. It will produce obovate to fan-shaped glossy dark green leaves. The flowers are fragrant, white, star-shaped and born in clusters in the spring and again in the autumn.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

Mexican orange blossom

Origin

Mexico

Interest and use

Foliage fragrance. Garden. Summer/Autumn interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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  • Choisya ternata ‘Goldfingers’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Choisya ternata ‘Goldfingers’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will prefer a sunny spot with fertile well drained soil.

Propagation

You can propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Honey Fungus.

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