Coconut Palm Tree (Cocos nucifera)

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The Coconut Palm (Cocos nucifera) is a hallmark of tropical regions, famed for its towering, slender trunk that reaches up to 100 feet. Known as the "Tree of Life," its smooth trunk is topped with a crown of 20 to 30 large, feather-like green leaves, each up to 20 feet long.

This palm is dioecious, producing small, yellow male flowers and larger, clustered female flowers. It yields the well-known coconut, a large drupe that can weigh over 4.4 lbs. The coconut has a thick husk and a hard shell enclosing edible white flesh and refreshing water.

Thriving in sandy soils and tolerant of salinity, the Coconut Palm is cultivated worldwide for its versatile products, including coconut oil from the flesh and coir from the husk. It's valued not only for its economic importance but also for its role in coastal ecosystems, providing wildlife habitat and erosion protection.

Growing a coconut is effortless in any subtropical-tropical climate where it’s humid, hot, and sunny. Cocos nucifera needs little in the way of care. Just like the laziest of beach bums, a coconut palm simply wants for long days in the sun. 

Plant Type
Tropical/Subtropical Evergreen Fruit Tree

Harvest Season
Flowers bloom year-round in tropical climates. Fruit may take up to 12 months to fully mature.

Mature Size
Coconut trees can grow up to 50-100 ft.

Soil & Moisture
Adaptable; Prefers well-drained, balanced soil rich in organic matter. Does great in sandy soil!

Light Requirements
Full Sun

Self-Fertile
Yes

Growth Rate
Medium

Zone Hardiness
Outdoors 9-11; Patio/Greenhouse 4+
Requires frost protection until well-established

Propagation

Plant Type:
Tropical / Subtropical Evergreen Fruit Tree

Harvest Season:
Depends on Variety

Mature Size:
Up to 2-90 ft, depending on variety

Soil & Moisture:
Well-draining, acid rich, organic soil. Regular watering and humidity.

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile:
No

Growth Rate:
Medium to Fast

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation:
Our Açaí Palm is grown from seed, capable of producing fruit within 3-5 years, or when it reaches 8-10 ft tall.

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    Junior
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    2 years ago
    Planted coco

    I ordered mine a few weeks ago packaging was great! From FL to CA hopefully this little bad palm tree gives cocos in the future. Today was the day I set it on the ground. Awesome packaging looking forward to it in the future

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