How to grow Ylang ylang vine

Ylang ylang vine grow and care – plant of the genus Artabotrys also known as Artabotrys hexapetalus or Climbing ylang ylang, Ylang ylang vine grow as shrub‎ or vine perennial evergreen plant, mostly used as fragrant ornamental plant, fruits are edible but almost never use for this, also can be used as hedge plant, can grow in tropic, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Leaves color green in elliptic shape, the leaves are waxy.

Ylang ylang vine flower

Flower fragrant color yellow with 6 petals, 3 inner petals and 3 outer, flower are waxy.

Fruits edible, the color of the fruit is yellow with small seeds inside, the fruit are the size 2-5 cm.

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How to grow Ylang ylang vine growing and care:

Slightly acidic soil, can survive light frost but no more than this

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:

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn / Winter

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design and dead parts

Size of the plant:
2-5 m, 6-15 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun to half shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Autumn / Winter

General information about the flower:
Yellow fragrant flower 6 petals, 3 inner petals and 3 outer, flower are waxy.

Pollination is done by:

Uses of flower:
Perfume, for fragrance in the house

Edible fruits

Fruit harvest season:

Fruits pests or diseases:

What can be done with big quantities of Ylang ylang vine fruit?
Eat raw, jams

Work requirements on the fruit:
Just collect

How long does it take to bear fruit?
2-4 years

Scientific name:

Artabotrys hexapetalus

How to grow Ylang ylang vine

Growing Ylang ylang vine fruits

Growing Ylang ylang vine

Ylang ylang vine


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Winter flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Fruit
Culinary uses
  • Eaten raw
  • Jams
Flower colors
  • Yellow flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Harvest Season
  • Spring Harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
  • Vine
Plant Uses
  • Bonsai
  • Edible plants
  • Fragrance
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13