Cocoa seedling (Theobroma cacao, Sterculiaceae)

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Cocoa seedling (Theobroma cacao, Sterculiaceae)

Post by pajoojo » June 14th, 2012, 4:26 am

This is cocoa seedling from my greenhouse.

The fruit:

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starting to grow

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finally:

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Re: Cocoa seedling (Theobroma cacao, Sterculiaceae)

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » June 14th, 2012, 10:18 am

What are your climatic conditions like.

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Re: Cocoa seedling (Theobroma cacao, Sterculiaceae)

Post by pajoojo » June 14th, 2012, 10:47 am

So it's in a green house, temperature are about 25-28°C. 80-90% of hygrometry and for coca shadow is required.
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Re: Cocoa seedling (Theobroma cacao, Sterculiaceae)

Post by Izhar » June 14th, 2012, 11:14 am

Nice pictures.. I have read at many places on internet that this tree grows in USDA Zone 11 and above.. well our climate is similar.. so we can try it..

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Re: Cocoa seedling (Theobroma cacao, Sterculiaceae)

Post by pajoojo » June 14th, 2012, 12:43 pm

Cocoa grow in very wet conditions and need equatorial climate. It can grow on tropical place, but not so well. I don't know very well Pakistan, but I don't think there is place with raining forest, right? But if you have a garden with enough water, it seems to be possible to grow it.
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