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COCOS nucifera


A variable medium palm with stiff feathery fronds, a plant with substantial economic significance providing food, building materials and other products, very versatile in its climatic requirements preferring a warm tropical region with ample moisture

HEIGHT AND SHAPE
Medium Palm: 8 to 15 metres
Solitary Stem
BOTANICAL FEATURES
Exotic
Edible Fruit
Foliage Colour
Foliage Shape
Stem/ Trunk
LANDSCAPE THEMES
Seaside
Tropical Formal
Rainforest
SPECIAL USES
As a Specimen
As a Container Plant
Along Roadside
For Shading
As a Windbreak
For Revegetation
Is Fast Growing
Is Fauna Attracting
Agriculture for Cut Foliage
Agriculture for Oils
Agriculture for Food
AVAILABILITY OF SEEDS
Also Available as Seeds
Also Available as Sprouted Seeds
CONDITIONS
Suitable in Full Sun
Suitable in Sandy Soil
Needs Well Drained Soil
Suitable in Salty Soil
Is Resistant to Pollution
Is Resistant to Coastal Exposure
Is Resistant to Tropical Heat
 

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