How to Grow Patchouli?

Answer Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) is a perennial plant that has a very strong fragrance. It is an often used ingredient in the perfume industry. Native to South-East Asia, it is happiest growing in war... Read More »

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Can patchouli grow in Colorado?

Use the following to answer the question yourself: The patchouli grows well in warm to tropical temperature. It thrives in hot weather but not direct sunlight. The plant recovers, so let's say you ... Read More »

What is patchouli oil?

Patchouli oil is derived from the leaves of the patchouli plant, a flowering shrub native to East India. The oil is often used as a perfume, and as a natural insect repellent.Source:Patchouli Facts

What is patchouli oil made from?

Patchouli oil, known for its strong, earthy smell, is made from the young leaves of the patchouli plant. To extract the oil, young leaves are fermented, then dried and steam-distilled.Source:Ageles... Read More »

Does patchouli spoil?

Patchouli is a tropical plant that gives off a characteristic odor when handled. It can rot or spoil like any foliage. More popular is patchouli oil, which can go rancid or spoil if it not made to ... Read More »