Theobroma cacao is the taxonomic classification for the plant also called the cacao tree and the cocoa tree, which is a small evergreen tree in the family Malvaceae, native to the deep tropical regions of Central and South America.Common name:
cocoa, cocoa tree, chocolate tree, cacao treeColor:
20.00 to 30.00 feetDifficulty level:
easy to growPlanting & Care
Both can survive in temperate climates if they are planted in a sheltered area. Arabian is a small bush with evergreen leaves. There are many other varieties of plant, of which are best suited for sub-tropical climates. Learning how to grow will add a striking visual and olfactory touch to the garden. Sunlight:
apply any organic fertilizerCare:
- Always wear safety goggles; branches can whip back when released.
- Start with pruning shears for smaller growth.
- Use loppers, which look like giant, long-handle shears, for growth that is more than half an inch thick.
- A small pruning saw is handy, as it cuts on both the push and the pull.
- Deadhead religiously and keep beds clean.
Commercially grown pantropically for its seeds/beans. Interesting small ornamental tree for tropical areas. UseMedicinal use:
- The use of cocoa to treat or prevent magnesium deficiency in humans has not been explored.
- Cocoa products are used extensively in the food and pharmaceutical industries.
- Cocoa powder and cocoa butter are often mixed with chocolate liquor (ground cacao seeds), sugar, milk, and other flavors.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
for medicinal use
Wednesday, 02 October 2019
Young ones adapt better
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