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 San Antonio, Texas.

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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Cashew Tree in San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

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Growing Cashew Tree in San Antonio right now

Light needs for plant Cashew Tree in San Antonio, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 8th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Antonio is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Cashew Tree in San Antonio, Texas

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 16% ☀️

December 8th, 2021

San Antonio is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Antonio is expected to decrease by 16% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.9 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Cashew Tree in San Antonio, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.6 hours 📉

December 8th, 2021

This month, San Antonio is getting an average of 8.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 5.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of …

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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 San Antonio, Texas ⛅.


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.

When to repot Cashew Tree

Nutrient needs for plant Cashew Tree in San Antonio, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 8th, 2021

The growing potential in San Antonio is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to r…

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Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

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 San Antonio, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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