A cultigen that may have originated in eastern Malesia, but by the nineteenth century was widely grown throughout the southwestern Pacific" (Staples & Herbst, 2005; pp. 135-136). "Widely cultivated in the paleotropics and in some parts of the neotropics"
- Varies according to plant selection
- Evenly Moist
- Warm min temp 65°F
- Avoid cold and overwatering