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Mock Lemon, Chinese perfume plant
Scientific Name: Aglaia odorata Lour.
Family: Meliaceae
Mock Lemon, Chinese perfume plant (Aglaia  odorata)
Aglaia odorata, Photo by Forest & Kim Starr, starr-030807-0097
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-11

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part sun

Origin: Southern China, Indochina

Growth Habits: Evergreen tree, slow growing up to 15 feet tall; odd pinnate leaves, 4 to 7 inches long (10-17 cm), 7 or 9 leaflets, 1.6 to 3 inches long (4-7 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Propagation: Seeds, cuttings

Aglaia odorata, Photo by Forest & Kim Starr,  starr-030807-0095

Blooming Habits:
Sweet scented, cream to light yellow flowers. They are followed by fleshy, purple berries.

Fruiting Habits:

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