About Vetiver

The Plant

Native to India, vetiver is an enormous fragrant grass closely related to palmarosa, citronella, and lemongrass.  Vetiver can grow 1.5 meters high, and the roots can extend 3 meters deep, making the root harvest a challenging proposition! Unlike the other fragrant grasses (whose leaves are used for distillation), Vetiver is cultivated for the oil that exists only in the roots. read more...

Gallery Photos: 
Vetiver Roots Ready for Distillation
Vetiver Plants Under Cultivation
Vetiver Plants Under Cultivation
Vetiver Nursery
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