Buying and Growing a Pandan Plant

I purchased a Pandan Plant (Pandanus amaryllifolius) from seller “vtay1906” on eBay for $45.

This was an expensive purchase, but I enjoy drinking Pandan and Lemongrass tea, so I wanted to grow a Pandan Plant.

Pandan is a tropical plant that grows abundantly in Southeast Asia. It is also known as the “fragrant plant” because of its unique, sweet aroma. The mature plant looks similar to a palm. The leaves are used to flavor many Southeast-Asian dishes including desserts.

The Pandan Plant I Received

The product description stated that the plant was 13-18 inches tall. I measured the plant I received to be 17 inches tall.

The full description from seller: “Live pandan plant well rooted over 6 months in a pot. This is homegrown and organic.”

The description was accurate — I received a plant with substantial roots. It was in good condition and the roots had some soil around them. However, this plant is now out of stock.

Other Sources of Live Pandan Plants

Pandan Wrap

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