Have you ever wondered how cashews grow? Cashews grow on the cashew tree which produces a kidney shaped drupe that grows at the end of the cashew apple. The drupes are plucked from the apples and are then dried, steamed, and hand-cracked to remove the cashew nut we know and love!
Cashew - The cashew tree is a tropical evergreen that produces the cashew nut and the cashew apple. Officially classed as Anacardium occidentale, it can grow as high as 14 metres, but the dwarf cashew, growing.