Also known as
Candelabra Bush, Candelabra Bush, Candlestick tree, Candle bush, Candelabra bush, Christmas candles, Empress candle plant, Ringworm shrub and Candletree
How to care for Christmas Candles
Christmas Candles needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Jose, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 2nd, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Jose is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in det…
November 29th, 2022
San Jose is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in San Jose is expected to decrease by 27% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.6 megajoules of energy per m2 per …
November 29th, 2022
This month, San Jose is getting an average of 10.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.5 total hours of da…
Christmas Candles love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Jose, California ⛅.
Christmas Candles does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 Christmas Candles after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
November 28th, 2022
The growing potential in San Jose is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to repo…