Thanks again Farm, you have a nice looking tree. Each seed is in a 3inch tall pot. A fertilizer's RATIO is different than its NPK %S. as you can see, what they are calling gamthi and regular (corresponding to your trees number 1 and 3) have red petioles while the dwarf (your tree number 2) has green petioles. Even Coriander has been replaced by … This post was edited by Fruits.Veggies on Mon, Mar 31, 14 at 10:33, @Fruits: thanks for the very interesting and useful information. My friends have smaller plants and I see new plants coming next to it. This post was edited by farm96744 on Tue, Apr 1, 14 at 1:39. Common 3:1:2 ratio fertilizers are 24-8-16, 12-4-8, and 9-3-6. I'm growing it everywhere i can, including under my C. aurantium and in my home's entry. + Curry plants florishes well in temperature around/above 65 degree temp. (Note If wasps disturb your summer BBQs you can keep them away from your outside dining area very simply, as follows: Take a large 1.5 litre plastic coke bottle. This post was edited by farm96744 on Tue, Mar 18, 14 at 22:21. Do not just leave it dry. Stick it deep into your pots (it won't damage roots). Prune it back, to the lower first sets of leaves. They actually came pre-cleaned, which I did not realize at first. Of course you can always grow one in a pot, but that still leaves you with seed. I am hoping it would produce leaves once the winter has passed. The small leaflets are often used to flavor curries and other Indian or Asian dishes. The plant is around 39-40" tall. When I was a kid in Southeast Asia, the leaf crispies definitely retained the dark green color and deep aroma. here in hawaii, curry leaves were/are grown commercially for indian restaurants on the mainland, so pretty sure mine is the regular (your tree number 1 or 3) especially since it has red petioles.Do the trees smell any different? The diameter of the trunk 16 And as far as the pot of little rooted? In your internet searches you will find many experts who do not know what they are talking about. I need some help with my curry leaf plant which I started growing from seeds, since I know it's slow growing plant, this summer I kept outside on my deck getting east sun exposure, it grew nicely but in October I took it indoor I could map Plant # 1 to 'Regular' andPlant # 2 to 'Dwarf' varieties respectively but not 100% sure. There are two types of curry leaf trees - one that sends out suckers and another that only propagates by seed. ), and of course it looks really nice in the garden and in floral arrangements. How about heat? Is the Gamthi the "best" (tree number 1 or 3; likely number 3) as it is reputed to be? We promise once you start to cook with fresh curry leaves some of your leaves are keeping green on the woody portions and the numerous suckers makes me think it is a different variety from mine. Most plants use about 6X as much N as P, and about 3/5 as much K as N. After calculations are done for how P and K are reported on the package, fertilizers with 3:1:2 ratios provide nutrients in almost exactly the ratio at which the average plant uses them. I tried Epsom salts and miracle grow to nudge it to grow. Btw, my plant # 3 looks almost similar to your curry leaf plant, which is in this posting "Posted by farm96744 none (My Page) on Tue, Mar 18, 14 at 22:25". Or perhaps I'm just being impatient. I do not know what to do when the flowers turn into green round seeds. Reminds me of that Bon Jovi song ... who says you can't go home (apropos since Jersey now has a large desi population!). Please help me as I do not want to lose the plant. On doing a little research I discovered that it works very nicely in various dishes such as salads, or eggs, or fish, but loses it's powerful aroma if cooked. Bay Tree Being a large growing foliage plant … I am able to get them to grow wonderful roots in water in rooting hormone. hi i tried everything i could to grow my plants in the pots but its not growing or dying. Other methods are more consistent. Detailed tips on how to grow and care for curry leaf plant at home in pots and ground including how to prune curry tree, fertilizer and curry leaf plant diseases are given.. My Yard/Garden Tips Watering plan for Indoor Curry leaves plant during your absence As many of you know that I was gone for a 3 weeks vacation to India. Just to understand your question- you wish to have multiple sideways stem offshoots from your main stem. Karivepillai in Tamil means black neem as the appearance of the leaves look similar to the neem leaves. But for now they are in the larger deep cell paks and will have to stay there until they are more developed. Alternatively you could try the nursery, farmers market or grocery store. very very interesting. Plant # 2 - leaves are regular green and entire petiole is green as well. All the leafs are green and looks healthy so it didn't die as i think but how long before i see new branches please advise. Trimming the curry leaf plant - TERRIFYING! I assume that'll be good for the plants as well! Helichrysum is an excellent addition to any gardener's edging as well, its Asteraceae so it's an excellent addition around chamomiles, yarrows, lavenders, it's also called "Immortal"/"Immortelle " because of it's ability to retain full color of its flowers after its dried. The bissetti is great for a privacy and doesn't end up growing tall. I usually would just pat dry the seed and plant immediately about 1/2 inch deep. Do not give strong doze of fertilizer to young plant. Ants and ladybugs on the plant are natural predators that will control the problem of scales. I circled them in blue color in these two photos, not sure whether it is clear. GROWING CURRY LEAF PLANTS – CHARACTERISTICS OF CURRY LEAVES: The curry leaf tree is small in size. If you must add fertilizers apply them to the rim of the pot. Feom the curry smelling plant! I find it easier to grow from seeds but there is a specific procedure to prepare the seeds for germination. Yeah, I like that guy. the little tree can growing into a beautiful mature tree of 12-20 feet. You can also use fresh curry leaves with petiole or stem and start a plant. Repotted into a bigger pot and put it on the terrace for sunlight. Curry leaf trees have to be maintained within reach of pruning equipment so you can contain the flowers and the fruits. I planted it into the ground and it started growing but leaf colored amused me as it was still not dark green. Please help, Pinch the top (remove the top leaf and the growing tip of the trunk) and prune the branch back to 2 leaves. Not … The shaded area in the images below represents excess water that robs the roots of air. These unusual curry leaf plants grow well as a houseplant in the UK. I think I need to get a plug-type seedling tray, the ones that have straight sides and you can just pop the plug out with a pencil and then transfer it to the larger tray. @Fruits: by the way, do you know which variety you have? @Fruits: Can't wait to see your plants. I recently barked upon a project to grow South Asian Indian Curry plant. + It's very critical that curry plant roots are not disturbed. *** Do not dig it up and take it back to the shop! Believe it or not, murraya is from the citrus family (Rutacaea). E, often used in concert with B, shows how to use a wick to rid pots of excess water. Make a hole in each side and tie it in place with kitchen string. So if your tree number 3 is most like mine; your tree number 1 may in fact be the slow-growing Senkaambu Gamthi variety. They will need a warm area of at least 68 degrees Fahrenheit (20 C.) to germinate. I grow this in the ground but under a tent so it’s partially shaded. It is called in Tamil as 'Senkaambu' curry leaf - meaning curry leaf with reddish (sen) petiole (Kaambu). Thanks! You'll be amazed how effective this is and you'll be able to eat outside in relative peace and quiet.) The last tree is a little less easy to do. There significant advantages in employment of this strategy. That it will not grow back - it will form branches with bark further down a. Pinch them off overly water-retentive and your pot is small in size of! 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