I have this tree growing in a pot indoors for over 2 years. It does get a lot of sunlight even in winter. I have suddenly noticed that there is no fragrance when I touch the leaves and when I cook with them. Why?
It likely needs more light and fertilizer. These are notoriously heavy feeders and light hungry. This article will help you with their requirements:
Hi, I've planted a curry leaf plant stem on 12th April (a month back) and I believe it has successfully rooted and thus showing signs of fresh growth. Although, I'm noticing that along side the 1 leaves stem, there is also a growth of what looks like baby seed pods. I need to understand, if it's safe to cut off the seed pod stem to enhance plant leaves growth or it's ok to leave it as it is and it won't affect the general plant growth. P.S. I think the stem should've grown more leaves in a month ?
There is no need to cut it. That is a new baby leaf!
That soil is the reason that it is moving so slowly, though. It needs a potting mix, or seedling mix to form roots properly. Once it is established, it can handle the clay soil, but taking cuttings in it will prove very difficult.
Here is an article that will help you with the care of the plant:
Thanks for the reply. I've shifted the stem into a 3inch growing pot with 50-30-20 mix of soil, coco peat and sand.
I've a few more curry plants and I'm pretty sure the tiny bodies are seed pods, hence I've cut them, leaving just a couple of them to grow further and to be sure for experience.
Will try to post any updates ?
after trimming the branches, the next set of leaves seem to have lost their strong curry scent. I would like to know how to rectify it. Thanks. The bottom soil is clay. Have added top soil. Have planted over the area previously - leafy greens which I use for soups.
Your tree may need to be fertilized. A liquid seaweed fertilizer works well.
Here is an article with tips about how to grow your plant:
I repotted it in a larger pot and believe it is going through shock I am also not sure if I am under or over watering - it has become very hot in California now with summer.
This appears to be overwatering. When potting up, it is best to only put it into a pot that is 1 or 2 inches larger on all sides. This is to avoid there being too much soil uncolonized with roots. Uncolonized soil tends to remain too wet for too long.
You will have to watch watering, very carefully. Only water a small amount around the area of the tree until it fills in some of that soil. This is going to be guesswork, from here, unfortunately.
instead of watering these heat tolerant trees extra in compensation, allow them to dry out, thoroughly, down to about 2 or 3 inches. This will keep the soil, moderately, moist, while allowing the important portion of the soil to dry out. If you are unable to determine soil moisture by hand you may need a meter.
Here are some articles that will help:
I would like to grow a curry plant (Murraya Koenigii) at home but cannot seem to find Murraya Koenigii seeds anywhere. Can you suggest a good source for these seeds. I am in Seattle. Thank you.
We do not offer information on sources to purchase, unfortunately. I would try online, though!
We do offer information on growing the plant, though:
I live in the south eastern region of Melbourne , Australia. I have a thriving and flourishing cuurry leaf tree, that is til this autumn / winter (March 2021 to August 2021). The tree shed all its leaves and all new leaves that sprout die out. What could have caused this, and what can I do for the leaves to grow again? Thank You
Unfortunately, your photos did not come through. This is typical of overly moist soils, though. It could be that the soil is compacted, thick, or remains too wet for comfort.
This article will help you to know how to care for the shrub:
This article will help you to use fungicides to combat the illness in the soil: