What type of soil do cacao trees like to eat?
What type of soil do cacao trees like to eat? They need a great soil balance full of organic matter. This matter is made up from left over vegetation from banana, cacao husks, cacao pods, etc. This is what is going to keep the PH balance of 4.5-6.5. Cacao trees need good cover, rich matter, and nice drainage, to reach the optimum soil PH.