META FIELDS / GROWING GUIDES
Common Names: Vanilla
Native to: Mexico
Traditional Uses: Cooking, Perfume, Cosmetics
Plant Type: Tropical Evergreen Perennial Vine
Harvest Season: Flowers Spring to Summer, then pods mature in 9 months.
Mature Size: Up to 10 ft. tall with 6 ft. spread as indoor plant. In native habitat, it can grow up to 75 ft. tall!
Soil & Moisture: Rich, well-draining soil.
Light Requirements: Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Rate: Slow
Outdoors 11-12 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+