Theobroma bicolor growing tree of the genus Theobroma also known as White cacao or Mocambo tree, Theobroma bicolor perennial evergreen plant, And also used as ornamental plant grow in tropic and also can mediterranean, subtropical climate.
Flower color white or pink 0.5-1.5 cm, flowers grow on the trunk,
Fruit grow in pod, the pod is green-yellow more than 30 fruits inside the pod, pulp white hairy, the taste is sweet and little bit flavor cocoa, the seeds edible but can't be used like Cocoa seeds
Requirements for growing Theobroma bicolor:
More than +2C, Moist soil
What is the best way to start growing Theobroma bicolor:
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Theobroma bicolor?
Difficulties/Problems with growing Theobroma bicolor:
Grow very slow
When is the best time to plant a Theobroma bicolor tree:
In the tropic all year, outside the tropic spring
Pests and diseases in Theobroma bicolor:
When is the best time to prune a Theobroma bicolor tree?
Winter - after the fruits
How to prune a Theobroma bicolor:
better not to prune
What is the size of a Theobroma bicolor tree?
Growth speed in Theobroma bicolor:
Theobroma bicolor Irrigation Water Management:
Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Theobroma bicolor:
Full Sun / Half Shade
It is possible to grow Theobroma bicolor indoor?
Growing Theobroma bicolor is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Theobroma bicolor bloom?
In the tropic summer –autumn, outside the tropic spring-summer
General information about the flower:
White or pink flower in the size if 0.5-1.5 cm and the flowers grow on the trunk,
Pollination is done by:
When does Theobroma bicolor yield:
Tropic spring - summer –autumn, outside the tropic summer–autumn
Pests or diseases in Theobroma bicolor fruit:
What can be done with big quantities of Theobroma bicolor fruit?
Eat raw, juice, jams, cakes
Work requirements on the Theobroma bicolor fruit:
Put mulch next to the tree
How long does it take for a Theobroma bicolor to bear fruit?