Monkey cocoa growing tree of the genus Herrania also known as Herrania purpurea, Monkey cocoa perennial evergreen plant, grow in tropic climate
Flower pink-red 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
Seeds can be used also like Cocoa seeds and can be used like chocolate are the most useful part in Cocoa fruits
Monkey cocoa for sale - Seeds or Plants to Buy
Requirements for growing Monkey cocoa:
What is the best way to start growing Monkey cocoa:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Monkey cocoa?
No, but its better
Difficulties/Problems with growing Monkey cocoa:
Sensitive tree (if grows out of the region)
When is the best time to plant a Monkey cocoa tree:
Pests and diseases in Monkey cocoa:
Fungal, termites, ants
When is the best time to prune a Monkey cocoa tree?
How to prune a Monkey cocoa:
Fruits grow on the big trunks, better to cut the little and the weak branches
What is the size of a Monkey cocoa tree?
Growth speed in Monkey cocoa:
Monkey cocoa Irrigation Water Management:
Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Monkey cocoa:
It is possible to grow Monkey cocoa indoor?
Growing Monkey cocoa is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Monkey cocoa bloom?
Most of the year
General information about the flower:
Small pink-red flower, flowers grow on trunk
Pollination is done by:
Bees, moth, butterfly, by hands
When does Monkey cocoa yield:
4- month half year from the flowers
Pests or diseases in Monkey cocoa fruit:
What can be done with big quantities of Monkey cocoa fruit?
Eat raw, shake
Work requirements on the Monkey cocoa fruit:
Put something soft next to the tree easier to collect the fruit
How long does it take for a Monkey cocoa to bear fruit?