Cananga odorata is native to much of tropical Asia, from India to Papua New Guinea, and Queensland, Australia. It is a fast-growing evergreen tree of the custard apple family Annonaceae. The clusters of black fruit are an important food item for birds. Perfume Tree can grow up to 16 ft a year and averages ultimately about 40 ft or more in an ideal climate. Once established this tree will produce fragrant blooms almost year round. Regular pruning promotes flowers. The essential oil from Ylang-Ylang is used in aromatherapy. It is believed to relieve high blood pressure, normalize sebum secretion for skin problems, and is considered to be an aphrodisiac. The oil from ylang-ylang is widely used in perfumery for oriental- or floral-themed perfumes (such as Chanel No. 5).
Perfume Tree makes an outstanding landscape specimen or unique and fragrant large indoor potted plant. It's an easy tree to care for, with no particular requirements regarding soil, water or food. It is also highly resistant to pests and diseases. Ylang-Ylang is evergreen, fast growing and hardy to zone 10 and the warmer areas of zone 9.
️ Winter Shipping = Add a Heat Pack !
Safely shipped bare root in sterile medium.
Buyer assumes risks due to state agricultural regulations and bare root shipping.
Please track orders with carrier using text/email alerts and have your plant received directly from the driver to avoid damage due to extreme temperatures and/or lack of humidity, etc.
To avoid the risk of damage to plants during delivery, please do not place an order when extreme temperature or weather conditions are likely.
️Winter shipping - protect your plant(s) with a Heat Pack add-on! A northerly route and or possible delays during shipping could damage your tropical plant(s). If you did not add a heat pack to your order we cannot be held responsible.
All of our plants are grown in various amounts of shade, therefore your plants will require a slow introduction into appropriate amounts of sun.
In most cases your plants will benefit from providing an environment with enhanced humidity upon arrival until root function has normalized.
For all items "quantity available" greater than ( 1 ) item shipped may not be actual item in the photo.
Titles refer to growing container size appropriate for plant being sold. Plant size may vary accordingly.
All "Fresh & Clean" seed from a proven viable source. Typical germination rates provided on request. Germination not guaranteed due to use of various individual germination techniques.
Return policy: If for any reason your order arrives in poor condition due to negligence on our part, we will gladly refund the purchase price or send a replacement. Buyers must please send a notification within ( 1 ) day of arrival describing the issue(s) accompanied by photos of the un-altered order in its original packing material.
Plant / tree propagation is from seed unless method such as cutting or grafting is stated.
Questions ? Don't hesitate to ask. We're happy to help !