Choisya Aztec Pearl: Small Flowering Shrub

Choose Aztec Pearl

The choise 'Aztec Pearl' is a variety of orange from Mexico very interesting for its fresh green foliage but especially because it flowers 3 times in the year.

In summary, what you need to know:

Name: Choisya Aztec Pearl
Family: Rutaceae

Type: Shrub
Height: 1 to 1.5 m

Exposure: Sunny
Foliage: Persistent
Flowering: April to June and September

  • To read also: our articles devoted to the orange tree of Mexico

Plantation of the choise Aztec pearl:

It is best to plant the Aztec Pearl choya in autumn for a good rooting before winter but we can also plant in the spring.

From the beginning, especially if you plant in the spring or summer, water generously and regularly without flooding the roots of the shrub.

  • The chooses Aztec Pearl likes sunny situations.
  • It needs a well-drained soil.
  • He dreads waterlogged soil, especially in summer.
  • Follow our shrub planting tips

Size and maintenance of the choise Aztec Pearl:

Size of Aztec Pearl choya:

No size is recommended for the choice Aztec Pearl but it is quite possible to reduce or balance the antler.

It is nice of him give a beautiful silhouetteespecially when it is part of a hedge.

  • If you want reduce or balance the antlers, avoid pruning at the end of the winter because you could alter the spring bloom.
  • Always wait end of flowering to prune, preferably in the fall.

Watering the choise Aztec Pearl:

The choisya should be watered regularly during the first year after planting.

  • Once properly installed, no need to water unless you see the leaves fall in case of prolonged drought.
  • For choice Aztec Pearl pot, allow regular watering in spring and summer, as soon as the soil is dry on the surface.

To know about the choise Aztec Pearl:

The choice Aztec Pearl is a 1982 hybrid from the cross between Choisya ternata and Choisya dumosa, var. Arizonica.

Whether choosen ternata " Aztec pearl " or "Sundance", he's from very easy culture and the advantage of not exceeding 2 to 3 meters high, which avoids cutting it too regularly.

Small shrub to sweet orange scent, at compact port and at beautiful bloom, the choosen Aztec Pearl also called orange tree from Mexico is, as its name suggests, native to this Central American country.

The flowers, similar to those of theorange tree, are very fragrant and it adapts well to the open ground in the garden as well as to the potted culture on a terrace or balcony.

Advice about the choise Aztec Pearl:

The addition of flowering shrub fertilizer once a year in the spring will improve the flowering of the choise Aztec Pearl.

  • To read also: our articles devoted to the orange tree of Mexico

To read on the shrubs:

  • Create a flowering hedge
  • Create a persistent hedge
  • Flowering calendar of shrubs
  • All about creating a free hedge

Video: Choisya.

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