Vanilla Plant Cutting

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  1. NikiandAlex

    NikiandAlex Member

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    Hey all! Does anyone know how to grow or where to buy cuttings of a vanilla bean plant?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Jen H

    Jen H Well-Known Member

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    Vanilla beans come from a type of orchid. So you might see if there are any orchid growers near you, or any nurseries that sell lots of orchids.
     

  3. Little Quacker in OR

    Little Quacker in OR Well-Known Member

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    :) Here ya go! LOL

    http://www.vanillaplantations.com/

    Australia is getting serious about growing Vanilla Orchids and they will sell cuttings.

    Do you have a greenhouse? You may already know that this orchid grows within 20 degrees of either side of the the equator and the bean takes about 9 months to grow and cure off.

    Just thinking about it makes me hungry! LOL
     
  4. westbrook

    westbrook In Remembrance

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