Cananga odorata is a fast-growing tree of the custard apple family Annonaceae.
Cananga odorata, known as the cananga tree, is a tropical tree that originates in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Cananga odorata,cananga tree, ylang ylang,fragrant cananga, Macassar-oil plant, or perfume tree
|Maximum Reachable Height
||May to June
||easy to grow
Planting and care
It is a rain-forest tree that reaches up to the height of 10-12m. As it is a tall tree, regular pruning is required to retain its shape. If you live at a windy place, plant it before a building or tree because it could fall off in strong winds, as its wood is lanky and not so dense.
Growing Ylang Ylang from seed is better than propagating it from cutting. For this, keep its seeds in lukewarm water for half an hour before sowing to expedite the process, then sow them 1/8 inch deep in slightly acidic and good quality potting soil. Keep that soil moist until germination. It takes a long time to germinate.
|| 28 to 35C
||Apply any organic fertilizer
Cananga special feature
Artabotrys is a vine, whereas Cananga is a tree.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose