Wrightia religiosa - Water Jasmine

This plant was purchased in 1993. The tree is easy to grow and is not susceptible to insect problems.

It likes to be kept moist but not constantly wet. It is fertilized when in active growth. It can be brought into flower by removing all the leaves and about 3 weeks later flowers will form on the new growth. Left alone, it blooms twice a year with very fragrant white blossoms.

The fruit is a long bean-like affair with small feathery seeds that are easy to grow; very similar to a milkweed seed pod.

This tree is 21 inches tall and has a trunk diameter of 4 inches.

Propagation from cuttings and seed is easy. See more information on Wrightia here.

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