Cashew tree grow and care – tree of the genus Anacardium also known as Anacardium occidentale, Cashew tree perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, grow in tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 12+
Leaves color green when they young are red, the leaf in obovate shape grow in roseate structure.
Flower color white or pink, the flowers small with five petals on the pink flower some cultivars have stripes of pink or white, the flower grow in clusters.
Fruit call Cashew tree apple the fruit color can be: red, green, orange or yellow, the fruit are juicy in apple or pear shape.
Cashew tree Nuts
Nut white in kidney or half-moon shape the nut is not real nut but consider and used as nut the “Nutshell” is toxic.
Cashew tree for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Cashew tree growing and care:
High humidity, more than 10 C
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: The fruit and the shell of the nut contain toxicity All year Planting season: ? Pests and diseases: Pruning season: Summer How to prune: Just for design Size of the plant? 6-12 m, 20-40 feet Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: No Blooming information Autumn Bloom season: General information about the flower White or pink flowers, the flowers small with five petals on the pink flower some cultivars have stripes of pink or white, the flower grow in clusters. Pollination is done by: Self or cross pollination by bees and other pollinators Edible Nuts Nuts harvest season: Winter / Spring Nuts pests or diseases: Birds, bats What can be done with big quantities of Cashew tree nuts? Eat raw, juice, from the nuts raw or roasted Work requirements on the nuts: Collect from the tree How long does it take to bear nuts 4-5 years ? Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Edible Parts Culinary uses Beverage Cooked Eaten raw Juice Spreads & Sauces Flower colors Climate Harvest Season Spring Harvest Winter harvest Ornamental parts Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Evergreen Perennial plant Tree Plant Uses Edible plants Ornamental plants Shade tree Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Watering plants Big amount of water Regularly water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13