Nariyal, Coconut Hybrid Plant
Coconut is Botanically known as Cocus nucifera from the Arecaceae family. The tree is native to the South Pacific region and is widely cultivated in all the tropical & subtropical regions of the world, growing particularly well in coastal areas. The fruit of the tree is the most utilized nut in the world. It is one of the most useful trees in the world and is often referred to as the "tree of life". It provides food, fuel, cosmetics, folk medicine, and building materials, among many other uses.
Growing a coconut palm tree is easy and fun. Below you will find the steps for planting coconuts and growing coconut palms from them.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. It is one of those trees where you can find uses for all the parts including the fruits, wood and leaves.
Coconut Care Tips -
Sunlight -: Full sun.
Watering -: 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.
Soil -: Well-drained soil. The soil should be sandy-loamy and alkaline which is the beach/cayes environment.
Temperature -: 21°C and above.
Fertilizer -: Starting in spring, the coconut palm should be fertilized with liquid fertilizer.