The Coconut palm (Cocos nucifera) bears comparatively large leaves. Additionally, they look like a feather. Coconut palms produce likewise showy fruits. It has fragrant flowers. As well as, it is the best evergreen plant.
Alternative names for the Coconut palm
Scientific name: Cocos nucifera
Common names: coconut palm
Classification of the Coconut palm (Cocos nucifera)
|Species||Cocos nucifera L.|
|Bloom Time||Seasonal bloomer|
|Plant Type||Broadleaf evergreen|
|Minimum Leaf size||7 meters long|
|Attracts||Insect, bees, birds|
|Levels of Soil pH||5.5 to 8.0|
|Soil drainage level||Well-drained|
|Suitable Soil type||Sandy, loamy, clay|
How to care for the Coconut palm?
This plant grows best in particularly full sunlight. Whereas, if placed inside give it ample sunlight.
Water the plant at least twice a week. Although, Soil needs to be moist enough. However, it is suggested that do not overwater the plants.
Overall Preferred soil condition for this plant is sandy, loamy, and clay. Also, the soil needs to be well-drained.
Likewise, for the best plant growth fertilize the plant with liquid fertilizer. since it needs extra nitrogen therefore fertilizing it would be best.
Coconut plant needs above 18 °C temperature range is required to best grow.
Further, It can be potted in three-gallon pots.
Plant growth range:
In general, it’s height ranges up to 30 meters.
Eventually, it is suggested to remove the diseased parts.
Learn more about palms
We have written a few blogs about different types of palms. Here are some of them:
- Pineapple Palm (Phoenix canariensis)
- Areca palm and its benefits
- Cocos nucifera: Facts to know
- Cordyline australis plant profile:
- Attalea Speciosa: A brief plant profile
- Begonia luxurians plant facts
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