Fragrant Organic Patchouli Plant - Perfume Oils - Pogostemon - 4

Fragrant Organic Patchouli Plant - Perfume Oils - Pogostemon - 4" Pot

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Patchouli oils come from a plant called Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin), from the same family as Clary Sage, Lamiaceae. This plant is thought to have originated n the Phillippines and is now cultivated in many tropical areas. It was introduced into Europe about 1844 when shawls were wrapped with Patchouli. The fragrant woody, earthy, somewhat spicy, musky and smoky scent of Patchouli is produced by the leaves of this herb. The strength and unique odor quality of Patchouli lends itself to oriental types of perfumes. It gives a long-lasting fragrant allure to any perfume. The plant is a bushy perennial herb, up to three feet tall with hairy leaves that are 4 inches long. The herb itself is used to fragrance and perfume carpets and textiles, and to repel insects. Wrapping fabrics in Patchouli herb has been a practice for a thousand years. Hardy in zones 8-11. In cooler regions it makes an excellent houseplant and may be set outside during the summer. Patchouli prefers full sun or partial Patchouli oils come from a plant called Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin), from the same family as Clary Sage, Lamiaceae. This plant is thought to have originated n the Phillippines and is now cultivated in many tropical areas. It was introduced into Europe about 1844 when shawls were wrapped with Patchouli. The fragrant woody, earthy, somewhat spicy, musky and smoky scent of Patchouli is produced by the leaves of this herb. The strength and unique odor quality of Patchouli lends itself to oriental types of perfumes. It gives a long-lasting fragrant allure to any perfume. The plant is a bushy perennial herb, up to three feet tall with hairy leaves that are 4 inches long. The herb itself is used to fragrance and perfume carpets and textiles, and to repel insects. Wrapping fabrics in Patchouli herb has been a practice for a thousand years. Hardy in zones 8-11. In cooler regions it makes an excellent houseplant and may be set outside during the summer. Patchouli prefers full sun or partial sun. It grows 12-15" tall in a season and if kept from year to year can reach a height of 4 feet. It is ideal in the fragrant garden or containers. Proper name- Pogostemon cablin. The plant you will receive is growing in a 4" pot, and about 6" tall.

Assembled Product Weight: 2 Pounds

Proper name: Pogostemon cablin

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