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Thai Pandan

Pandanus amaryllifolius

Thai Pandan is a member of the Pandanus (Pandanus Palms) family. Its botanical name is Pandanus amaryllifolius. Thai Pandan grows as an evergreen and is a semi-edible herb / ornamental. Being an evergreen plant, it will keep its leaves throughout the year. Keep in mind when planning your garden that Thai Pandan is known for growing to a ground-cover habit. This plant tends to harvest all year round.

Thai Pandan is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Thai Pandan have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Thai Pandan

  • Full Sun

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  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Plant in pots with sandy loam soils and keep the medium moist .Positioned in partial shade.

A full sun / partial sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Thai Pandan is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so it will require protection in frosts and low temperatures.

See our list of companion Plants for Thai Pandan to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Thai Pandan from seed

For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 14°C / 57°F.

Transplanting Thai Pandan

Pandan plants need damp soil in a partial shade areas throughout the year in the warm climates.However, in cool regions with temperature lower than 18C, pandan plants will develop thicker and shorter leaves and require less watering.By applying thin coat of oil above the leaves, will serve as added protection of plant from frost damage during winter months.

Thai Pandan is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Thai Pandan

Trim leaves near plant base.boiling rice with pandan leaf will add extra aroma to cooked white rice!

Common Thai Pandan problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Thai Pandan plants:

Other names for Thai Pandan

Edible Pandan, Culinary Pandan, Fragrant Screwpine, Aromatic Pandan, Thornless Pandan, Yellow-Leaf Pandan, Yellow Pandan, halamang pandan

Pandanus odorus

Thai Pandan care instructions

How long does Thai Pandan take to grow?

These estimates for how long Thai Pandan takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!


Popular varieties of Thai Pandan

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