Candlenut tree grow and care – tree of the genus Aleurites also known as Nuez de la India or Kemiri or Kukui nut tree, Candlenut perennial evergreen plant used for the edible nut also used as ornamental plant in the right care possible to grow as bonsai, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

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.

Candlenut tree – Nuez de la India nut

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.

Candlenut tree for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Nut
Culinary uses
  • Cooked
  • Spreads & Sauces
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
Leaf color
  • Gray leaves
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental fruit
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Edible plants
  • Ornamental plants
  • Shade tree
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13