Plant Care Cashew Tree

Cashew Tree

Also known as

Cashew, Cashew, Cashew, Cashew tree and Cashew nut


Anacardium occidentale

How to care for Cashew Tree


How often to water your Cashew Tree

Water needs for Cashew Tree
0.5 cups
every 9

Cashew Tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Arcadia, California.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Cashew Tree

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Cashew Tree in Arcadia, California

Arcadia, California

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Finding light for Cashew in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cashew Tree: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Cashew Tree may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Arcadia, California ⛅.


How to fertilize Cashew Tree

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cashew Tree: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cashew Tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Cashew Tree

Cashew Tree

Cashew Tree

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Arcadia, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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