Curry plant

curry plant / Helichrysum italicum

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9cm pot £5.99
available to order from spring 2021
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Buy Curry plant curry plant / Helichrysum italicum: The foliage has curry-like scent

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained, poor to moderately-fertile, neutral to alkaline soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Hardiness: frost hardy

    Dark yellow flowerheads from summer to autumn and intensely aromatic silver-grey leaves. Curry plant is grown in the herb garden for its ornamental value and intriguing, curry-like scent. The silver-grey leaves contrast well with dark-leaved herbs and may be added dried to give a spicy aroma to pot-pourri.

  • Garden care: Curry plants growing in frost-prone areas should be protected with a thick mulch of straw or well-rotted garden compost. Reduce the stems in spring to prevent the plant from becoming straggly

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