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Cocoa
Cocoa

  • Price: $60.00

The cocoa plant is extremely tropical in its requirements. In order for it to flower it is grown indoors in sub tropical areas. It originates from the Amazon and is an understory plant. It is rare in cultivation in Australia. Its requirements are 18-210C and does not like the temperature to fall below 100C for several nights. It cannot live in temperatures between 4 - 8 degrees. It will grow on a wide range of soil types but it is better with moderate to high fertility. Cocoas like shade and do not like any wind. They like calm conditions.

Comments Warnings :  Cocoa is a substance that is the basis for everything chocolate. It is used in cakes and many different deserts. Cocoa butter is applied to the skin to treat wrinkles and to avoid stretch marks.