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DWARF COCONUT

Dwarf Coconut Tree producing nuts close to the groundBy Judgefloro CC BY-SA 4.0 (Photo Credits)
Botanical Name: Cocos nucifera
Description

These high yielding precocious hybrid selections will grow outside of the tropics, in a warm and sheltered position.  Worth trying in coastal locations as far south as Coffs Harbour.  They will require free draining soil and are best planted deep with a deep organic mulch surrounding them.  The seed palms originate from the Solomon Islands mainly, although a few exceptional specimens are selected from North Queensland.  These varieties are capable of flowering in their third year in moist tropical conditions, with fruits in their forth year.

Coconut Gold Coconut By nextvoyage [CC0 1.0 (https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/)]

Dwarf Coconut Malay Gold

Produced bronze to red coloured fruit. Tapering trunk with a bulbous base. These high yielding precocious hybrid selections will grow outside of the tropics, in a warm and sheltered position. Worth trying in coastal locations as far south as Coffs Harbour. They will require free draining soil and are best planted deep with a deep organic mulch surrounding them.
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$44.00 24 Seedling
(Bare Root)
Large

$79.00 0 Seedling XLarge Email Me When Available In Production
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General ripening coconut Not exact variety By Forest and Kim Starr [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)]

Dwarf Coconut Malay Bronze

Produced bronze to red coloured fruit. Tapering trunk with a bulbous base. These high yielding precocious hybrid selections will grow outside of the tropics, in a warm and sheltered position. Worth trying in coastal locations as far south as Coffs Harbour. They will require free draining soil and are best planted deep with a deep organic mulch surrounding them.
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$52.95 5 Seedling
(Bare Root)
Large


*Limited to one per person due to high demand

$79.00 0 Seedling XLarge Email Me When Available
*Limited to one per person due to high demand In Production
How to plant a coconut Palm Tree

Dwarf Coconut Malay Green

Moderate sized fruit with large volume-to-husk ratio. Reputedly the sweetest fruits for drinking. These high yielding precocious hybrid selections will grow outside of the tropics, in a warm and sheltered position. Worth trying in coastal locations as far south as Coffs Harbour. They will require free draining soil and are best planted deep with a deep organic mulch surrounding them.
ImagePriceAvail.PropagationSizeBuy Options
$79.00 0 Seedling XLarge Email Me When Available
*Limited to one per person due to high demand
$52.95 0 Seedling
(Bare Root)
Large Email Me When Available
*Limited to one per person due to high demand In Production
Yellow Coconut Example Picture not exact variety By Giri1234 (Template:Coconut Yellow Gourigatram.jpg) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Dwarf Coconut - Yellow

These high yielding precocious hybrid selections are best grown tropical locations. Worth trying in coastal locations as far south as Coffs Harbour as long as they have a warm sheltered coastal location. They will require free draining soil and are best planted deep with a deep organic mulch surrounding them.
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$79.00 0 Seedling Large Email Me When Available In Production
$44.00 0 Seedling
(Bare Root)
Large Email Me When Available Seeking Propagation Material
Orange Coconut By Hans Hillewaert [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en)]

Dwarf Coconut - Samoan Orange

Produce giant sized coconuts. Coconut should be planted in a location with full sun and irrigation should be provided in any dry periods, they are ideal for wet tropical coastal conditions.
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How to plant a coconut palm tree

Dwarf Coconut Malay Red

These high yielding precocious hybrid selections are best grown tropical locations. Worth trying in coastal locations as far south as Coffs Harbour as long as they have a warm sheltered coastal location. They will require free draining soil and are best planted deep with a deep organic mulch surrounding them.
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$79.00 0 Seedling Large Email Me When Available
*Nursery Pick up only too large to ship out Seeking Propagation Material
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How to Plant a Coconut Palm Tree

Plant Information or Specifications

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts?

Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

 

Customer Comments on Dwarf Coconut

Tree Information on growing, planting, pruning, maintenance, ripening, taste, pick or bonsai tips. But mainly how to grow a Dwarf Coconut Share Your Advice or ask questions on our Forum

Dwarf Coconut

Tolerant to -3, but is unlikely to produce fruit south of Cabarita Beach, NSW. Produces fruit all year, fruit take 11-12 months to become ripe. 6 years until first fruit set. | Eamonn O'loghlin - Brisbane, QLD 21-Aug-2009

Dwarf Coconut

Origin of Dwarf Hybrid Coconut | Nathan Daniel - Png, PNG 09-Aug-2014

Dwarf Coconut Malay Gold

Hi every one 3weeks ago I bought a coconut tree from Delays Nursery and planted it in ground with good ground preparation and in full sun water it every second day ,hope for the fruit in couple of years. | Mahendra Dayal - Slacks Creek , QLD 27-Feb-2016

Dwarf Coconut

I bought a coconut from Daley's two years ago after trying some bought in Qld. I planted on a north facing slope and used some concrete blocks to build a heat storing shield to its rear. It goes yellow during winter but greens up in spring. | Tony Clegg - Coffs Harbour, NSW 06-Dec-2017
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