Growing guide

How to grow choisya

This popular, easy-to-grow and versatile shrub offers fragrant white flowers in spring and attractive, aromatic leaves that provide year-round structure. Here are our growing tips for your choisya, whether growing in pots or in the ground.

Quick facts

  • Sweetly scented white flowers in spring and summer
  • Compact, reliable and low maintenance
  • Evergreen shrub provides year-round interest
  • Thrives in sun or light shade
  • Smaller cultivars can be grown in a large container 
  • Different foliage colour choices

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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