About Mexican Orange
Mexican Orange is a shrub from SW USA and Mexico that prefers mild winter locations in full to part sun and protection from the hot afternoon sun. It grows in shrub form 4-8 feet tall and wide and can be used as a hedge or for privacy. Once established it is moderately tolerant of brief droughts.
Also known as
Mexican Orange Blossom, Mexican Orange Blossom and Mexican orange
How to care for Mexican Orange
Mexican Orange needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Mexican Orange love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Mexican Orange does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Mexican Orange after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.