Kratom comes from a large tree called Mitragyna speciosa. Kratom plants are fast-growing and produce large leaves even as seedlings. There are different types of kratom such as the Bali kratom, Cajun kratom, Golden kratom and Borneo kratom depending on their origin. Perceived to be herbal by the natives of the Southeast region, kratom is said to be both a stimulant and depressant. Fortunately, these plants are easy to grow. For instance, this video showcases a healthy two-year old rifat strain kratom tree. The factors? Just sunlight and sufficient amount water.