How to grow Calabash Tree

Calabash Tree grow and care – tree of the genus Crescentia also known as Crescentia cujete, Calabash Tree perennial evergreen used as ornamental or medical plant, can grow in tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 13+.

Leaves color green in oval shape.

Calabash Tree flowers

Flower color can be in green, orange, pink or brown in bell shape to mouth.

Fruit not edible in green color.

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How to grow Calabash Tree growing and care:

Always moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Fruit heavy can injure people

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for deign

Size of the plant?
5-10 m, 15-30 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
All year

General information about the flower
Bell shape to mouth shape flowers, color can be in green, orange, pink or brown

Scientific name:

Crescentia cujete

How to grow Calabash Tree

Calabash tree


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Flower colors
  • Brown flowers
  • Green flower
  • Orange flower
  • Pink flower
  • Tropics Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental fruit
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Bonsai
  • Ornamental plants
  • Shade tree
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 13

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