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Post  mtgrl788 on 7/27/2011, 11:56 pm

Hello,
Has anyone ever tried to grow a Cacao Plant in SoCal or anywhere? If so how'd you do it? What ph of soil? :arrow:

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Re: Cacao Plant

Post  Furbalsmom on 7/28/2011, 12:45 am

mtgrl

Everything I have read suggests that because cacao is a tropical plant, the minimum temperature it can tolerate is 65 - 68 degrees, so in zone 8, you probably would need a BIG greenhouse.

Here are some links

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