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Pandanus amaryllifolius , Pandan
Pandanus amaryllifolius , Pandan
Pandanus amaryllifolius , Pandan
Pandanus amaryllifolius , Pandan
Pandanus amaryllifolius , Pandan
Pandanus amaryllifolius , Pandan

PANDANUS AMARYLLIFOLIUS
Pandan

A special plant called Pandanus amaryllifolius. Pandanus is a tropical plant known commonly as Pandan. The leaves are used in Southeast Asian cooking. The leaves have a nutty fragrance which enhances the flavor of foods, especially rice dishes and cakes. It is an erect green plant with fan-shaped, long, narrow leaves. It flowers rarely. It prefers to be in filtered light to partial sun and likes average moisture. It can reach a height of 6 to 8 feet tall. It is a tropical plant so avoid freezing temperatures. This plant is a bit rare, not too many people sell it in the US and it seems like everyone is trying to get their hands on one!

FAMILY : Pandanaceae
ORIGIN : Vietnam
SIZE : 6' - 8'
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS : full sun to filtered light
WATER REQUIREMENTS : average
MIN. TEMP. : mid 30's
FLOWER : not a big bloomer
COMMENTS : Used in Southeast Asian cooking especially for rice dishes and cakes


Please note that this is not an indoor plant. It does not do well with poor air circulation. We cannot guarantee indoor survival without proper conditions. It does need to be protected from temperatures in the mid 30's or colder.




 

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