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Type: Live Plant

Plant Size : More than 40Cm (high)
Potted plant x1


Anacardium occidentale or cashew trees are flowering evergreens that are native to Brazil. They are valued as both an ornamental garden addition as well as for their fruit and nut production. Cashew trees thrive in tropical areas and are low-maintenance once established. Gardeners in India have cultivated cashew trees since the 1500s. Here are some reasons you may choose to grow them too:

Cashew trees have large, attractive leaves with delicate pink flowers.
Both nuts and fruit come from the “Anacardium occidentale” cashew tree. You can expect your first harvest within 2 to 3 years of planting your tree.


Planting instructions
Choose a sheltered location that receives a minimum of eight hours of sunlight a day. Trees that don’t get enough sun will have a low production rate. Frost-free south or west-facing spots are preferable. The cashew tree prefers well-draining, sandy soil where its roots can spread. They don’t like wet feet or cramped roots. Soil pH isn’t critical, but the trees do best when it is in the 5 to 6.5 range. Space your trees about 30 feet apart as they can reach up to 40 feet tall. 

Prepare your spot by breaking up the soil and removing large clumps, stones, and any grass or weeds. You can also use this time to amend and enrich your soil by adding some organic material or compost. 

Dig a hole slightly deeper than the tree’s root ball and twice its diameter. Try not to disturb the tree’s root system when placing it in the hole, with the top level with the soil. Begin backfilling while tamping down the soil to remove air pockets. When halfway full, fill the hole with water and allow it to drain. Continue backfilling until the top of the root ball is even with the surrounding soil. Young cashew trees require support. They need a stake or something similar to keep them growing straight and from toppling over. Once staked, water again deeply. A two to three inch layer of mulch around the tree’s base will provide extra protection and moisture retention.


Watering and nutrients
Cashew trees are drought-tolerant, but to get a good crop, water them regularly. Young trees and ones that are fruiting need more water, especially during a dry spell. Water young trees at least weekly to help them become established. Don’t allow the soil to become soggy from overwatering, as root rot could occur. 

Use a high-quality fertilizer that contains phosphorus, nitrogen, and zinc. Zinc deficiency is a common problem for cashew trees.  Adding homemade compost can help replenish it. Feed your tree while it is flowering and forming fruit in the spring and summer. Follow the manufacturer’s directions regarding dose and schedule. 


Cashew trees are self-pollinating, meaning they don’t need a second tree to fruit. However, a second tree in the area will help both trees produce a larger harvest.  Cashews are aided with the pollination process by bats and several types of insects. 

Cashew Live Plant x1 (Anacardium occidentale) healthy potted 40Cm+ size plant

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