Curry Leaf (Murraya koenigii)
Curry Leaf, also known as Kadi Patta or Sweet Neem, is a small tropical and subtropical evergreen tree known for it's aromatic leaves. This plant is primarily used as a culinary herb and cooking spice. Fresh leaves are usually added to rice or dried then powdered for use in Indian cuisine. The flavor is delightful and has a warm spice to it.
The plant is traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine. It is claimed to help with the treatment of diabetes. The primary constituent in Curry Leaf is cinnamaldehyde, which is also commonly found in cinnamon.
Tropical/Subtropical Evergreen Tree/Shrub
Up to 15 ft.
Soil & Moisture:
Dry, slightly acidic soil. Be careful not to overwater, especially in the winter months.
Full Sun, Part Shade
Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection until established; Patio/Greenhouse 4+
Our Curry Leaf is grown from seed. Leaves are capable to harvest within the growing season. Capable to start to produce berries (not edible) and seeds within 2-3 years.