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Pandanus tectorius

Common Name(s):

  • Pandan
  • Screw Pine
Description

A tropical plant with over 600 species in the Pandanaceae family. The speices 'vetcheii' is a variegated dwarf variety that gets no more than 2 feet tall and is commonly grown as a houseplant. Native to  Palm-like strappy leaves with visiable parallel veins. They require indirect light as too much sunlight can burn them. Prefers warm, humid conditions.

 

No serious insect or disease problems. Indoor plants are susceptible to scale and mites.



Cultivars:
  • 'Veitchii'
Tags:
#fragrant#evergreen#houseplant#foliage#container plant#interiorscape#palm#variegated leaves#strappy
Cultivars:
  • 'Veitchii'
Tags:
#fragrant#evergreen#houseplant#foliage#container plant#interiorscape#palm#variegated leaves#strappy
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pandanus
    Species:
    tectorius
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
    Tree
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Green
    White
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Variegated
    White
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container