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Cocoa Fruit Plants (Theobroma Cacao)

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Plant Type

Cacao (Theobroma Cocoa):

Common Name: Cocoa

Botanical Name: Theobroma cocoa

General Information:

Originates from rainforest regions of tropical America

Small tree, globally known for chocolate production

Bears fruits after 3 years

Seeds (cocoa beans) processed into cocoa powder, cocoa butter, chocolate

Evergreen tree with cocoa pods containing 20-50 seeds

Oval seeds covered with sweet, sticky white pulp

Health Benefits:

Stimulates the nervous system

Lowers blood pressure

Dilates coronary arteries

Soothes and softens damaged skin

Rich in micronutrients, polyphenols, and flavanols

Powerful antioxidants in flavanols reduce inflammation

Helps lower blood pressure

Improves cholesterol and blood sugar levels 

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate

Planting and Care

Needs a high temperature, plenty of water, and air that is always moist.

Special Feature

Cacao powder is also an excellent source of Iron, Protein, Magnesium, Potassium and Fibre. The flavonoids in cacao powder can help to reduce inflammation throughout your body and may lessen your risk of cancers, diabetes, arthritis and depression. It is used to stimulate the nervous system, lower blood pressure, dilate the coronary arteries, and soothe and soften damaged skin.


The dried, fermented and roasted seeds of this plant, called cacao beans, are the source of cocoa, chocolate and cocoa butter used in the making of chocolate confections, cakes, ice cream, drinks etc. The seed is used in central America and the Caribbean as a heart and kidney tonic. An infusion of the baked seed-membranes is drunk as a remedy for anaemia.