Plant Care Murraya Koenigii

Murraya Koenigii

Also known as

Curry Tree, Curry Tree and Curry Leaf

Taxonomy

Murraya koenigii
Murraya
Rutaceae
Sapindales

How to care for Murraya Koenigii

💦 Water

How often to water your Murraya Koenigii

Water needs for Murraya Koenigii
0.5 cups
every 9

Murraya Koenigii needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Murraya Koenigii

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Curry Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Murraya Koenigii: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Murraya Koenigii love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Murraya Koenigii does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Murraya Koenigii in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Murraya Koenigii

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Murraya Koenigii: repot after 2X growth

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 Murraya Koenigii after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Murraya Koenigii is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Benefits of Growing Curry Tree →

Common Curry Tree Problems →


💦 Water Needs

Murraya Koenigii prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Curry Tree Water Frequency →

Curry Tree Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Murraya Koenigii requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Curry Tree Light Requirements →

Curry Tree Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.

Curry Tree Toxicity to Cats →

Curry Tree Toxicity to Dogs →


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Murraya Koenigii will branch off as it grows. To encourage branching, pinch off the newest growth at the tip and the stem will branch off into two.

How and When to Prune Curry Tree →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Murraya Koenigii can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 10a-12b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Curry Tree Temperature Tolerance →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Murraya Koenigii

Murraya Koenigii

Murraya Koenigii


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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