This product does not have the flowers at the time of shipping. Afterward, the plant will bloom and that will be of orange colored flower. Michelia champaca, known in English as champa, is a large evergreen tree in the Magnoliaceae family. This name is a synonym of Magnolia champaca.
This evergreen, semi tropical large shrub or tree has large mid-green leaves and sweetly fragrant orange flowers comes in June-July. Fruits are oval shaped and clustered along a spike. Twigs are ascending and forming a narrow umbelliform crown. The tree is planted near Temples and as an ornamental in parks, and its timber used in woodworking.
Flowers are used as votive offerings and are often worn in hair as an adorment.
|Plant Height||25 inch (64 cm)|
|Plant Spread||6 inch (15 cm)|
|Common Name||Ramdhan Champa, Golden champak, Mickey Mouse Plant, Champa, Son-chafa, Joy perfume tree, yellow jade orchid tree and Himalayan champaca.|
|Maximum Reachable Height||4 to 8 meter|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
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Application of Fertilizer
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:
Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight||Natural bright light|
|Watering||Water the plant when the top soil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.Do not overwater the plant.|
|Soil||Well-drained and nutrient rich soil|
|Temperature||25 to 38 degree Celsius|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer, champaca is a moderately heavy feeder and requires consistent levels of nutrients during the active growing season.|
In India, they are primarily used for worship at temples whether at home or out, and more generally worn in hair by girls and women as a means of beauty ornament as well as a natural perfume.