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Helichrysum italicum (Curry Plant) Herb Plant

£3.75
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Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Curry Plant (Helichrysum italicum) Herb in 9cm Pot

As the common name suggests, the leaves of the Curry Plant smell strongly of curry when brushed, making this an excellent aromatic to place along paths or walkways.

The narrow, silvery-grey leaves of this dense plant are very attractive, and the small, everlasting, bright yellow flowers it produces in summer are a delight, and as they keep their colour when dried, can be used for arranging.

Helichrysum italicum prefers a sunny, sheltered position on well-drained soil, soil can be poor to moderately fertile, but protect from winter wet and cold dry winds, if you live in a cold area then it may be advisable to take cuttings of shrubby species in summer and overwinter in frost-free conditions. Regular pruning is necessary to maintain a compact plant.

Herb Usage

The essential oil of the Curry Plant is said to be anti-bacterial.

Buy Curry Plant Online

Our potted Curry Plant herb plants are generally available to buy online between April and September.

 

 

Helichrysum italicum (Curry Plant) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Free draining soil
Flower Colour Yellow
Height 30cm
Spread 45cm
Latin Name Helichrysum italicum
Hardiness RHS rating H4 - Hardy average winter
Culinary None
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Aromatherapy
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Hedging/Edging
Type of Garden Formal
  • 5
    herb order

    Posted by mark chandler on 19th Apr 2021

    nice size plants in great condition

  • 5
    Top quality plant, good value

    Posted by Unknown on 17th Jun 2020

    As for every plant I've bought from you, top quality, good value, promptly delivered. Look forward to being repeat customer.

  • 5
    Curry plant

    Posted by Janet Searle on 3rd Jun 2020

    Strong, healthy plant. Packed carefully and moist when it arrived by DHL. The purpose made plastic packing is recyclable. The label is full of information.