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Curry Leaf Plant

PLEASE DO NOT CALL US ABOUT THIS PLANT AS WE ARE SO VERY BUSY AND NEED TO CONCENTRATE ON OUR EXISTING ORDERS. This rare curry plants makes a great gift for a chef or curry lover. This is the true curry leaf tree Murraya Koenigii and its leaves can be used fresh as you would bay leaves to produce an authentic curry flavour.
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JUNE UPDATE, Sorry, we do not have curry leaf plants available yet, PLEASE DO NOT CALL US ABOUT THIS PLANT AS WE ARE SO VERY BUSY AND NEED TO CONCENTRATE ON OUR EXISTING ORDERS. We will be selling to all our customers already waiting patiently on our wish list for this plant once some are ready. We already have a very long waiting list and these customers will be notified first for the limited plants that will be available. PLEASE DO NOT CALL US WITH A QUERY ABOUT THIS PLANT, unfortunately, our small team are exceptionally busy in these strange times and we need to prioritise getting out the other plants in stock, already ordered from our website. We are very happy to pop you on the next waiting list so please do email us instead on plants@4presents.co.uk to get your place on the waiting list. Our reply to your email will answer all the most frequently answered questions about this plant, please be patient and we will get back in touch with you once we have the plants available for you to order online. We do appreciate your consideration, thank you.
17cm tall including the 1L biodegradable pot
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Care Instrictions

These instructions are sent with the plant gift

The Curry Leaf Tree (Murraya koenigii) also known as the Sweet Neem tree produces pungent leaves which add that authentic curry taste in Indian and Sri Lankan dishes. Not to be confused with the herbaceous "curry plant" (Helichrysum Italicum) that smells but doesn"t taste of Curry. This true curry leaf can be used like bay leaves whole in cooking to add a pungent savoury flavour.

Native to warmer countries they do need to be protected from frost, particularly when young, so a bright windowsill is best in winter and a bright windowsill or sheltered patio in summer.

These young plants have recently been repotted and will be quite happy in there existing pots until at least next Summer. Over winter be careful not to over water, watering only a small amount when the top of the soil dries out completely. In the spring and summer as they start to put on new growth you will need to water more often and you might want to add a general purpose feed to the water every few waterings to encourage growth.

Once your plant has grown on a little you can start harvesting the leaves for cooking. Fresh leaves have by far the best flavour but you can also freeze or dry the leaves for future use.

Eventually these young plants can grow into attractive small trees and will produce white flowers followed by decorative black berries.

More Information

Curry Tree

Scientific Name:Murraya Koeniggi

Also known as Sweet Neemh tree this is the true curry leaf tree

Small white flowers followed by black berries

Berries are toxic but valuable for seed when fresh

Originating in asia and southern india the curry leaf tree has been dried and used in slow cooked dishes for centuries.

http://www.growyourowncurry.co.uk

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