Ylang Ylang Vine (Artabotrys hexapetalus) Seed
This listing is for THREE (3) Ylang-Ylang VINE (Artabotrys hexapetalus) SEEDS grown in our Haiku, Maui Garden. Add this fast growing exotic plant to your collection. Ylang Ylang flowers are famous for their exotic scent. These seeds are freshly collected from our vine and well dried. Please be patient growing this plant from seed-it will take a couple of months for it to germinate. It is a vine and once the plant is about 12" high it will take off/grow faster.
Many people say that Ylang-Ylang flowers have the same scent as 'Juicy Fruit' brand gum, sort of a 'tutti-frutti' scent. It does smell similar to that brand of gum, only much better, like a sweet deeply complex perfume. The brown almond sized seeds are inside of the small yellow fruits shown.
I found this plant very easy to grow from seeds, allowing for the 2 month germination period. Plant your Ylang Ylang vine seeds in individual containers of good potting soil. Keep evenly watered and warm (70-90 degrees) at all times. Once you have a good root system and the plant is about 12" high you can plant directly in the soil in warm climates. Keep in a container and move indoors if it gets below 70 degrees ever where you live.
Please read up on how to grow this plant in your particular area.
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