Aleurites moluccana

Candle Nut, Candleberry Tree, Kukui

Family: Euphorbiaceae Spurge

Type Tree
USDA Hardiness range 9B - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Seashore, specimen
Height 35' to 60' / 10.60m to 18.20m
Spread 35' to 50' / 10.60m to 15.20m
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Semi-evergreen
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Green
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded