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Michelia Champa, Swarn Champa ( Orange, Grown Through Seed ) - Plant

Growing Swarn Champa is an easy way to add a tropical flair to your garden. When you know how to care for Champa plants, you will be rewarded with many years of lovely fragrant flowers.


About Michelia Champa

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 Specifications

Plant Height 25 inch (64 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
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
Flower Colour Orange
Bloom Time June-July
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

Refer our Garden guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.



  • At least five to six hours of light a day is ideal for flowering and plant grow well in natural bright light .


  • The soil should be well drained and rich in organic content for growing Son Champa plant.


  • Try to water the Son Champa plant in the morning around 8-10 am.
  • Water the plant when the top soil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of Fertilizer

  • You should prune and fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season.
  • Feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.


  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.



Michelia Champa Care

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:


  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Water when the topsoil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch.
  • Keep the plant in direct bright light.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

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.

Michelia Champa Special Feature

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.

Michelia Champa Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • This champa is cultivated as an ornamental plant, as a dense screening hedge, and for its fragrant flowers

Medicinal Use:

  • Bark, leaves and flowers are used in medicinal remedies
  • Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines