About Calabash Tree
Calabash 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.
Calabash Tree belongs to the Crescentia genus, and is native to the Tropical Americas.
How to care for Calabash Tree
Calabash Tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Sacramento, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
February 7th, 2023
Sacramento is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to increase by 41.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.5 megajoules of energy pe…
February 2nd, 2023
This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 7.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 11.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours of …
Calabash Tree 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 Sacramento, California ⛅.
Calabash Tree 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 Calabash Tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.