How Do Cashews Grow?


Cashews grow on cashew trees and the places that produce large amounts of cashews are India, Brazil, Vietnam, Africa, and Southeast Asia. The cashew tree blooms with lovely pink flowers which drop off as the cashew apple begins to grow. The cashew apple is the swollen stem of the fruit of the cashew tree. At the bottom of the cashew apple there is a kidney shaped shell attached. This shell contains the cashew nut. The shell also contains a liquid that is very caustic and can burn you. A person who wishes to process cashew nuts needs to exercise care because of this liquid.
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1. Check growing conditions. Cashew trees like sandy, well-drained soil and hot climates. They survive best at 70-80 degrees Fahrenheit, but can withstand temperatures as low as 50
India, Vietnam and Brail. They are the stems of a cashew fruit, they are not in the nut family.
Cashews, closely related to Mangos and Pistachios, are found growing wild on trees in
On a tree. The shells are very poisonous, the people who shell the cashews often suffer from acid like burns. When they are shelled they have to be boiled and rinsed numerous times,
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Cashews are grown on the Cashew trees. The cashew tree is grown in the tropics, the nut hangs from the cashew apple. The cashew apples are also edible. You can find more information at
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