Curry TreeMurraya koenigii
$17.90 ($17.75-$49.00 choose a size)
Specifications of Curry Tree
Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones
Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods
Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m
Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination
Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes
Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA
Suitability in Pots Yes
Water Requirements Moderate Watering
Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
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Customer Tips & Reviews Curry Tree
LESCHENAULT, WA, Australia
It's almost a weed - but a very pretty one at least. I try hard to snip off all the seeds so that they can't be spread by the birds. It suckers also - but it serves it's purpose.
POTTSVILLE, NSW, Australia
This tree needs to be owned with care , it will grow to a giant tree spreading seedlings from here to Darwin . Potentially an invasive weed .After that , a must for good Indian cooking ,a delicious herb tree with a funky smell. I pick the flowers and...
Curry leaves for scalp itchy conditions. Cut & crush leaves then boil till black then 1 tablespoon of coconut oil stir let cool down. when cooled place on infected parts of scalp leave on 30-45 mins the rinse off and replace your normal s'poo & cond.
Feed it with magnesium sulphate or epsom salt commonly known as you can get bounty of dark green leaves
SAFETY BAY, WA, Australia
Grows really quickly-prune it regularlyHave no idea why I grow it as can't stand the smell !A few have self seeded so potting them up
TAYLORS LAKES, VIC, Australia
Really useful in my curries. Very low maintenance. Grows well in a pot on my front porch.
When growing curry pants it needs calcium so one source is to put crushed egg shells on the soil where it grows.
I have transplanted my curry tree twice due to its increasing height and width. I now have it in the front yard facing west full sun and we experience frost in winter, neither full sun or frost have had any negative effect. WATER AND FERTILIZE REGULARLY.
I have mine situated on the west side of my block full sun and open to all the winds in Melbourne, frost and heat tolerant, water regularly and fertilize regularly (crushed rock minerals and citrus/fruit fertilizer)removed berries to stop mass seedlings.
WIGHTS MOUNTAIN, QLD, Australia
Easy to grow, but suckers readily and seeds spread if fruit not removed. Current plant in pot is a seedling from a larger plant ripped out due to its invasiveness in the garden.
I deep fry curry leaves in oooking oil for a few minutes to create my own aromatic curry leaf oil for cooking and for salads. The flowers have a lovely scent, just like jasmine. My plant grows better in the garden than it did in a pot.
Feed your potted curry tree with used coffee grounds. It gives the plant a boost and it will grow profusely.
Same here. I live in PEI, Canada. I kept them indoor. I have 6 4-feet plants and twenty some shorter ones. I cook with their leaves.
I have 2 curry leaf trees potted indoors, I live in Chicago so I can't plant them outdoors. I cook using the leaves and enjoy them as indoor plant
This wonderful culinary herb can also helps reduce weight,lowers bp,choestoral, blood sugar when eaten raw by chewing early morning regularly. I eat daily.
Good remedy for diabeties
Curry leaf makes a delicious omelette. Chop garlic and curry leaf separately. Stir Fry garlic first, then add chopped curry leaf, then beaten egg. turn over, brown till golden and voila, fragrant and wholesome omelette!
Ocean Ridge, WA, Australia
Great for curry or just nice to see something green in a pot growing.
ST LEONARDS, , Australia
When I first got them I planted in a pot in my tunnel & they were only 15cm in height. Now both 2m approx. Put in raised beds in tunnel when reached about 50cm, full sun with humidity through Summer & mulched. The soil is red free draining. No water ov...
SPRINGFIELD LAKES, QLD, Australia
Update: 09-Dec-2011: Showing plenty of new growth. New pic attached.We regularly use its leaves in curry preparations. This tree is semi-deciduous. It looses a lot of its leaves over winter. And those that remain are yellowish and have turned upside d...
I am need of curry for 1 ha.
Curry leaves are known for their medicinal value - it lowers blood pressure and cholestrol. Boil a few leaves in water and drink thi 'tea' everyday.
Love this tree. Sentimental value, managed to propagate from tree at old house. Not so easy in Adelaide climate. Its in front of nth faing fence and gets a fair amount of water. Semi decidious here in Winter. Leaves great in curries and smells like...
Once established, this tree tripled in size in one season, despite regularly harvesting the leaves.
I have heard from older people in Pakistan that if you soak four curry leaves in half a glass of water every nite, drink it in morning and eat one leaf for 15days it lowers high blood pressure.
For cooking curries of course!Is happily growing inside on the ktichen window sill.
Saratoga- Ca-usa , CA
I use the leaf in cooking.I grow my own plant.
Athelstone, SA, Australia
have 2 plants growing in potssurvives well through summer & winterspicy tasting leaves that cheer up any curry,eggs etcalso attractive looking plant
Curry leaves are said to be extremely good eaten raw form (Chopped or pureed)also will reduce blood pressure
I have propogated a couple of hundred curry trees and will be looking to sell these to wholesalers in the next few months. I currently have a supply of 5,000 seeds per year but can increase this if the supply for gourmet curry leaves increase in Australia
Colombo, Sri Lanka, SRL
In a blender mix a handful of Fresh curry leaves 3- 4 pcs garlic take 5 gms of this daily with food for 6 weeks for a significant lowering of yr blood cholesterol
The shiny-black fruits are liked both by children and adults. As revealed by the chemical composition of the fruits, they are very nutritious. The leaves are used as a spice in different curries and impart a very good flavour to the preparations. These fruits have also many medicinal properties
Cut the seeds off as soon as they appear - wil stop invasiveness.
This is the most invasive tree I have ever seen. I am constantly having to remove sprouting seedlings from around the tree to prevent my entire front yard from being taken over by baby curry trees.
GORDON, NSW, Australia
Grew in a pot where it just grew tall but not bushy. Nipped out the top, has never really got that bushy but is healthy.
EATONS HILL, QLD, Australia
Grows very well in a pot. Lovely to be able to pick your own leaves to cook curries.
I grew one in Canberra in a pot, keeping it well protected from frosts. I now have two, growing madly, on the Sunshine Coast. I'm going to use one as a street tree outside my new house in Buderim.
Kingsford, NSW, Australia
grown from seeds I was given by a friend, just 3 months ago...
MUDGEERABA, QLD, Australia
Planted in a 'tough' spot but doing OK.Cooking with the fresh leaves is way better than dried.
Curry tree is a wonderful herb, own actions are laxative using leaves extract ( fresh ), boiled milk and leaf can get detoxic action in stomach poison and toxic liver disease, digetive action for stomach has weak digestive action.
They love water in well drained soil protected from wind, quite fast growing in right conditions,good luck.
I dont have any Always put them in my curries in South Africa but since emigrating to Canada cant get them!
These leaves blended and then boiled with some coconut milk and salt can make a very good drink which clears all toxins from the system. Ayurvedic doctors advices to give this mixture for Heppetitis patients, which clears the yellow eyes and purify lever
Abu Dhabi, UAE
I am soon starting plantation of Curry Leaves (Murraya Koenigii) saplings on a commercial scale in my farm at Ghadane, Tal. Bhivandi, Distt. Thane, Maharashtra, about 65 Kms from Mumbai. After that, I will have a lots of new facts to share with you all.
Can make a pesto with young curry leaves. Grind with onion , a green chilli . Finish with lemon juice and salt.
Abu Dhabi, UAE
The fruits are purple in colour and are edible. Adults and children enjoy them alike. But be careful! The seeds are reported to be poisonous.
Newcastle Upon Tyne, ENGLA
Add a few curry leaves with fried onion and green chillies to a tin of baked beans-great on toast.Great plant we had a5m tree back in South Africa. am desperate to grow one in UK.