Cocoa tree grow and care – tree of the genus Theobroma also known as Cacao tree, Cocoa tree perennial evergreen plant can be used for the edible fruits and seeds, grow in tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 13+.
Flower pink the size 1-2 cm, flowers grow on trunk,
Fruit grow in pod more than 20 fruits inside the pod, the pulp white hairy, the taste is sweet and little bit flavor cocoa seeds, and the seeds are the most useful part in Cocoa fruits
Cocoa tree for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Cocoa tree growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No, but its better Difficulties or problems when growing: Sensitive tree (if grows out of the region) All year Planting season: Fungal, termites, ants Pests and diseases: Pruning season: Spring How to prune: Fruits grow on the big trunks, better to cut the little and the weak branches Size of the plant? 3-6 m, 10-20 feet Growth speed in optimal condition: Slow growing Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Shade Yes Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Most of the year Bloom season: General information about the flower Small pink flower, flowers grow on trunk Pollination is done by: Bees, moth, butterfly, by hands Edible Fruits Fruit harvest season: 5 month from the flowers Fruits pests or diseases: termites, ants What can be done with big quantities of Cocoa fruits? Eat raw Work requirements on the fruit: Put something soft next to the tree easier to collect the fruit 3-5 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Edible seeds Seeds harvest season: 5 month from the flowers Seeds pests or diseases: termites, ants What can be done with big quantities of Cocoa seeds? Cooked, roasted, chocolate, beverage, alcoholic beverage 3-5 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Scientific name:
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