Anacardium occidentale

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Cashew nut

 

Scientific name / local name  :   Anacardium occidentale / Metmakmuang him mapan

Origin :   South America

Flower colour :  green. white

Soil :   well drained

sun/shade :   full sun

watering : plenty

Hardiness/ temp. ( C)  :   2-3 if kept dry

Height :   8m

 

Overall information : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cashew

The cashew tree (Anacardium occidentale) is a tropical evergreen tree that produces the cashew nut and the cashew apple.[1] It can grow as high as 14 m (46 ft), but the dwarf cashew, growing up to 6 m (20 ft), has proved more profitable, with earlier maturity and higher yields.

The species is originally native to northeastern Brazil.[1] Portuguese colonists in Brazil began exporting cashew nuts as early as the 1550s.[2]Major production of cashews occurs in Vietnam, Nigeria, India, and Ivory Coast.[3]

The cashew nut, often simply called a cashew, is widely consumed. It is eaten on its own, used in recipes, or processed into cashew cheese or cashew butter. The shell of the cashew seed yields derivatives that can be used in many applications including lubricants, waterproofing, paints, and arms production, starting in World War II.[4] The cashew apple is a light reddish to yellow fruit, whose pulp can be processed into a sweet, astringent fruit drink or distilled into liquor.

One package contains 1 plant . We ship only healthy (in pot) growing plants. We cut them back and ship them bare root in a strong cardboard box with Thai registered airmail. EMS is also possible but prices are on request.

In many cases we can provice different size and species. Please email us for more info.

 

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