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Cocos nucifera

Cocos nucifera

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English name(s):Nariyal, Coconut, Daap, Kopra

A coconut tree is an exceptional plant which is at home in tropical countries. It has pinnate leaves which makes coconut palm beautiful to look at. Coconuts are exotic, edible fruits produced in coconut trees. The coconut tree is a kind of palm tree with a single, straight trunk and it has got lots of uses and great importance since prehistoric times.

Uses:It is widely used as ornamental plant also its fruits are very popular. People use this plant for its fruit also.

Height: Up-to 30 m.

Difficulty to grow:Moderately easy

Care: Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Prefers fertile, slightly alkaline, loose, somewhat gritty loams with good drainage. Add lime to acidic soils to adjust the soil PH.

Sunlight:Full sun.

Soil:Well-drained soil. The soil should be sandy-loamy and alkaline which is the beach environment.

Water:From May to September, the palm should be abundantly watered, however without drowning the plant. From October, the amount of water can be slightly reduced.

Fertilizer:Starting in spring, the coconut palm should be fertilized with liquid fertilizer.

References:

T.K. Bose, B. Chowdhury (1991). Tropical Garden Plants. Horticulture and allied publishers.
Amarjeet singh Batth (2014). Indian garden flowers home gardeners guide.
B.B Sharma (2007). A guide to home gardening.

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