Ylang ylang tree growing tree of the genus Cananga also known as Ylang-ylang or Ilang-ilang, Ylang ylang tree perennial evergreen or semi-deciduous plant, mostly used as ornamental plant for the fragrant of the flowers although the fruits are edible, can grow in tropic, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.
Flower showy fragrant the color yellow 6 petals the petal curly, and used for the fragrant.
Ylang ylang tree flower
Fruits edible, the color of the fruit is purple with small seeds inside, the fruit are the size 1-2 cm.
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Requirements for Ylang ylang tree growing and care:
More than 5C, high humidity
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Summer / Autumn (when it’s rainy in tropical), in less warm place in the beginning of the spring
Pests and diseases:
Autumn / winter
How to prune:
Recommend to keep it small easier to pic the flowers
Size of the plant?
5-30 m, 15-100 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Showy fragrant yellow flower, 6 petals the petal curly
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Ylang ylang tree fruits?
Work requirements on the fruit:
How long does it take to bear fruit?