How Do You Grow Noni Plant?

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How Do You Grow Noni Plant?

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The easy-to-grow, tropical noni plant is a perennial that produces fruit year round, even as a houseplant. Native to the South Pacific, it reaches heights of 10 feet in the climates of Tahiti, the Pacific Islands, South America and the Caribbean. Noni has large, waxy, pointed leaves and produces flowers from its lumpy, potato-shaped fruit with polygonal shaped sections. The juice, fruit, bark and leaves of noni are all used for herbal remedies, according to the American Cancer Society. Start noni plants from seeds harvested from its fruit (each noni fruit contains around 100 seeds). Cut the fruit and then extract the seeds by working its flesh through a strainer. Soaking seeds overnight and scarification are helpful for faster germination. Seed germination will take six to 12 months. You can also start a noni plant from a cutting using a root booster. This will yield a tender, young plant within one or two months. Finally, to get a head start, you can purchase a young noni plant from a

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