Do cashews grow on a tree or bush?
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Subsequently, one may also ask, how many cashews grow on a tree?
Although each cashew tree is different and each tree yields different amounts of nuts based on where it is planted, how much water it received, the climate, and so on, the general yield amount is approximately 551 pounds per 2.47 acres (1 hectacre).
Similarly, do cashews grow in a shell? Cashews grow in a shell that's attached to a “cashew apple” which is attached to the branch of the tree.
Hereof, where do cashew nuts grow?
You can grow cashew trees anywhere in the wet/dry tropics. The main producers of cashew nuts are Brazil, India, Vietnam, Africa (Tanzania and Mozambique) and South East Asia. Day temperatures for growing cashews should not drop below 10°C (50°F), and cashew trees handle temperatures above 40°C (105°F) well.
What do cashews look like when they grow?
It is edible and has a strong "sweet" smell and taste. The true fruit of the cashew tree is a kidney– or boxing-glove–shaped drupe that grows at the end of the cashew apple. The drupe develops first on the tree, and then the pedicel expands to become the cashew apple.