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Anacardium occidentale, Cashew Nut, Cashew Apple, Caju

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Anacardium occidentale

Cashew Nut, Cashew Apple, Caju
Family: Anacardiaceae
Origin: Brazil
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterIrritatingEdibleSeaside, salt tolerant plant

The actual fruit is the nut, the apple is a swollen stem. Cashew apple is eaten fresh or stewed. Has a sweet-astringent taste. Nut itself is caustic until roasted. Must be roasted outdoors because fumes are irritating. Very fast growing under favorable conditions, it may fruit in container, within 2 years from seed. Tolerates very poor soil and drought, as well as salty wind.

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Cashew tree (Anacardium occidentale)

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