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Choisya Mexican Orange Blossom – Best Plants In NZ!

Growing colourful shrubs such as Mexican Orange Blossom in your garden delivers a vast range of benefits:

We have the largest variety of Choisya ternata plants including Choisya Aztec Pearl, and we have the right one for your space. These have been selected to thrive in NZ’s climate. We stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them locally, and from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy Choisya ternata plants, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Choisya Questions

1. Which Choisya is best?

The best Choisya for you will depend on your climate, soil conditions, and personal preferences. However, some of the most popular and easy-to-grow Choisya plants include:

2. What is a good substitute for Choisya?

Some good substitutes for Choisya include:

3. Where is the best place to plant Choisya?

The best place to plant Choisya is in a sunny spot with a well-drained soil. They can also be grown in partial shade, but will flower best in full sun. Choisya are tolerant of some wind, but it is best to plant them in a spot that is protected from strong winds. Make sure you leave enough room for your Choisya to grow!

If you are planting Choisya in a container, be sure to choose one that is large enough for it to grow and make sure you use a well-draining potting mix.

4. What is the difference between Choisya Aztec Pearl and Choisya ternata?

Choisya ternata 'Aztec Pearl' is a cultivar of Choisya ternata, also known as Mexican Orange Blossom. It is a compact, evergreen shrub with finely divided, fern-like leaves and clusters of fragrant white flowers in spring and summer. Choisya ternata, on the other hand, has trifoliate leaves and can grow taller and wider than 'Aztec Pearl'.

5. Is Choisya the same as mock orange?

Choisya, also known as Mexican orange blossom, is sometimes referred to as mock orange because its flowers are similar in shape and scent to orange blossoms. However, Choisya is not closely related to true mock oranges, which are members of the genus Philadelphus.

Choisya is a genus of evergreen shrubs native to Mexico and Central America. It is known for its glossy, dark green leaves and clusters of fragrant white flowers in spring and summer. Choisya is a popular choice for hedges, borders, and foundation plantings.

True mock oranges are members of the genus Philadelphus and are native to Europe, Asia, and North America. They are also known for their fragrant white flowers, but they typically have a more upright growth habit than Choisya.

While Choisya and mock orange are not closely related, they are both popular choices for ornamental plants due to their beautiful flowers and fragrant scent.

6. How big do Choisya plants get?

The size of Choisya plants can vary depending on the specific variety and growing conditions:

Choisya ternata (Mexican Orange Blossom):

Choisya × dewitteana 'White Dazzler':

Other Choisya varieties:

Factors affecting size:

7. Does Choisya like sun or shade?

Choisya prefers full sun for optimal growth and flowering, but it can also tolerate partial shade or dappled shade.

8. Can Choisya be shaped?

Choisya responds well to pruning and can be trained into various shapes. It is most commonly trimmed into a ball or as a topiary standard. The best time to prune Choisya is in late spring or early summer, after the main flush of flowering has finished.

9. Is there a dwarf Choisya?

There are several dwarf Choisya varieties available:

Dwarf Choisya varieties are generally more compact than their full-sized counterparts, but they still require some maintenance. They will need to be pruned regularly to maintain their shape and size. However, they are relatively easy to care for and offer a beautiful display of fragrant flowers and attractive foliage.

10. Does Choisya make a good hedge?

Choisya can make a very good hedge and has several characteristics that make it ideal for this purpose:

11. Are Choisya leaves edible?

Choisya leaves are not considered edible. While they have a strong citrusy smell, they contain a bitter oil called limonene and other potentially toxic compounds that can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and other gastrointestinal upset if ingested.

12. Where is Choisya native to?

Choisya is native to southern North America, specifically:

13. Will Choisya recover from frost?

Whether Choisya will recover from frost depends on the severity of the frost and the health of the plant before the frost occurred. Here’s what you can expect:

14. What are the characteristics of Choisya?

Choisya is a popular and versatile evergreen shrub known for its beautiful white flowers, fragrant leaves, and compact growth habit. Here are some of the key characteristics of Choisya:




Other characteristics:

Additional notes:

Overall, Choisya is a charming and low-maintenance shrub that adds beauty, fragrance, and year-round interest to any garden. It's a versatile choice for gardeners of all levels.

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