Candlenut growing tree of the genus Aleurites also known as Nuez de la India or Kemiri, Candlenut perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate.
Leaves color silver-green the top of the leaf is green the bottom is gray-silvery.
Flower color white-cream, the flowers grow in inflorescence.
Nuez de la India nut color is white-cream, outer shell green that become brown cracked mostly when the nut ready to eat; nutshell is brown and very hard to break.
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Requirements for growing Candlenut:
Frost free (can survive light frost, few days)
What is the best way to start growing Candlenut:
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Candlenut?
Difficulties/Problems with growing Candlenut:
Fruit contain some toxic
When is the best time to plant a Candlenut tree:
All year (in colder climate spring)
Pests and diseases in Candlenut:
When is the best time to prune a Candlenut tree?
After the fruit autumn - winter
How to prune a Candlenut:
Just for design
What is the size of a Candlenut tree?
Growth speed in Candlenut:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Candlenut Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Candlenut:
It is possible to grow Candlenut indoor?
Growing Candlenut is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Candlenut bloom?
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
White-cream, the flowers grow in inflorescence
Pollination is done by:
When does Candlenut yield:
Summer / Autumn
Pests or diseases in Candlenut fruit:
What can be done with big quantities of Candlenut fruit?
Work requirements on the Candlenut fruit:
Crack the nutshell
How long does it take for a Candlenut to bear fruit?