Maturity Sings of Cashew:
1. Fruit matures in about 95 to 120 days from flowering.
2. Depending upon variety apple colour changes from green to yellow or red.
3. Nut becomes hard and ash in colour.
Harvesting of Cashew:
1. Harvesting and collection of nuts are done over a period of 10-12 weeks. Where apple is not collected, the fruits may be allowed to fall on the ground and nuts collected periodically during first 4 to 6 weeks. Later most of the nuts are collected in the trees. Towards the end of season nuts can again collected from ground.
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