The seeds are sown from December to January in small plots (almacigas) sheltered from the sun, and the young plants when at 40 to 60 centimetres (16 to 24 inches) in height are placed in final planting holes (aspi), or if the ground is level, in furrows (uachos) in carefully weeded soil.
The plants thrive best in hot, damp and humid locations, such as the clearings of forests; but the leaves most preferred are obtained in drier areas, on the hillsides.
Cuoco's film work includes roles in To Be Fat like Me (2007), Hop (2011) and Authors Anonymous (2014).
She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2014.
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After a series of supporting film and television roles in the late 1990s, she landed her breakthrough role as Bridget Hennessy on the ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules, on which she starred from 2002 to 2005.
The leaves are gathered from plants varying in age from one and a half to upwards of forty years, but only the new fresh growth is harvested.
They are considered ready for plucking when they break on being bent.
There are two species of cultivated coca, each with two varieties: ) suggests that Erythroxylum coca var.
Bridget was the oldest child, despite Cuoco being six years younger than Amy Davidson, who played her younger sister.
Because of low ratings, ABC canceled the series on May 17, 2005. She also voiced the character of Brandy Harrington, a 14-year-old anthropomorphic mixed-breed dog, on the Disney Channel animated series Brandy and Mr. Cuoco voiced the character of Kirstee Smith in Bratz from 2004 to 2005.
From 2000 to 2001, Cuoco appeared on the CBS sitcom Ladies Man and in 2000 she portrayed former The Brady Bunch star Maureen Mc Cormick in the TV movie Growing Up Brady as well as starring in the Disney Channel original film Alley Cats Strike.
In September 2002, Cuoco began a starring role as Bridget Hennessy on the ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules.