About Cigar tree
Cigar tree is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Cigar tree likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Cigar tree belongs to the catalpa genus, and is native to Eastern Texas to Southern Georgia.
Also known as
Southern catalpa, Cigartree and Indian-bean-tree
How to care for Cigar tree
Cigar tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Cigar tree love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Cigar tree does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cigar tree in your home 🏡.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cigar tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.