• Cacao (Theobroma cacao) Live Seedling Tree

    $29.99

    PLEASE ONLY ORDER THIS TROPICAL PLANT IF YOU LIVE IN A WARM ENOUGH AREA.  THIS TREE MUST BE KEPT 75-85 DEGREES AT ALL TIMES.  This listing is for 1 (ONE) CACAO live tree SEEDLING.  Each seedling Cacao tree is about 6” high, with the first set of leaves developing.  We ship all plants bare root/with no soil.   Please keep in mind that Cacao trees grown from seed will develop a tap root.  A photo shows a small pod developing on one of our Cacao trees.  
    Cacao is a delicate tree with thin leaves.  ANY SUN WILL BURN THIN CACAO SEEDLING LEAVES.  PLEASE BE READY TO RECEIVE YOUR FRESH MAUI GROWN SEEDLING AS SOON AS IT ARRIVES.  Plan on keeping it in the shade and between 75-85 degrees at all times.  All live plants ship USPS mail on Mondays.  Orders placed by Friday mornings are taken for Hawaii State Agricultural inspection and shipped the following Monday.
    NO FREEZING OR EXCESSIVELY HOT TEMPERATURES FOR THIS SHADE LOVING TROPICAL TREE.
    PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT WE DO NOT OFFER REFUNDS or REPLACEMENTS FOR LIVE PLANTS THAT ARE RECEIVED INTACT, INSPECTED, KEPT AND SLOWLY DIE AT YOUR HANDS.  We guarantee that your plants are fresh and alive when shipped.  We do not and cannot guarantee what happens to them once they are in your care.  Please do not order if you are a Novice gardener or do not agree with this policy.  We offer the Cacao seeds as well if you would like to try a different route to grow your own Cacao tree. 
    CACAO IS A DELICATE TROPICAL PLANT THAT ONLY LIKES SHADE*******We are not able to guarantee what happens to live plants once they are received safely, inspected and kept by you*****
    Theobroma cacao means 'Food of the Gods'.  Add this small tropical tree to your plant collection. 
    Cacao is considered an 'understory tree' it grows well protected in the shade under other larger trees. Please grow your young Cacao plants in the SHADE ONLY, dappled light is okay once they are older. 
    Please read up on how to grow this plant in your particular area.  PLEASE NOTE THAT WRITTEN GROWING INSTRUCTIONS WITH OR AFTER YOU RECEIVE YOUR SEEDLING SAFELY IS NOT OFFERED.  PLEASE PLAN ON RESEARCHING EACH PLANT THAT YOU PLAN ON GROWING IN YOUR PARTICULAR AREA.
    *****PLEASE NOTE  (We are a seed/plant company.  We do not offer whole Cacao pods for shipment out of the state of Hawaii, just the inspected + cleaned seeds/plants.   Hawaii Sate Agriculture is very strict and does not allow any fruit pulp or soil to be shipped out of the state.  Thank you for understanding this before contacting us about shipping you whole/unopened pods).
    All photos copyright Tamara Bockius/MauiSeeds.com 
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