Growing Guide: Candle Bush

Common Names: 
King of the Forest Candle Bush, Candlestick Senna, Craw-Craw Plant, Acapulco, Impetigo Bush, Ringworm Cassia, Christmas Candle, Guajava, Nsempii, Desay, Fleur Dartre, Akapulko, Native to:
South and Central America

Traditional Uses: 
Ornamental, Medicinal, Cosmetic

Plant Type:
Tropical Perennial Shrub/Tree 

Harvest Season:
Leaves: Year-Long
Flowers: Summer

Mature Size:
15 ft tall

Soil & Moisture:
Rich, Well-Draining Soil

Light Requirements:
Full Sun


Growth Rate: 

Zone Hardiness: 
Outdoors 9-11 with Frost Protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+ 

Our Candle Bush Plant is grown from seed and is capable of harvesting within one growing season.