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Botanical Name: Cocos nucifera

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.

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$52.95 3 Seedling
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Pot: NONE (Bare Root)
Height: 30-40cm

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$79.00 0 Seedling Pot: 6L
Height: 90-100cm
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Plant Information or Specifications

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Great For Juicing (#GreatForJuicing), Nutrition Fat High (#NutritionFatHigh), Ornamental Fruit Tree (#OrnamentalFruitTree), Tropical Garden Plant (#TropicalGardenPlant)

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Preferred Climate

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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)


Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

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Water Requirements

Frequent Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?

Dwarf (1/2 Normal Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest

5+ Years

Sun or Shade

Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type

Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic)

Soil pH

Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)


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Question & Answer

Hi, I am from Gympie, do you think this coconut will grow here? From: WILSONS POCKET QLD

Gympie can get quiet cold in winter, so I wouldnt recommend it. Needs a coastal warm climate where the temperature dosnt drop below 10deg ideally. In saying that I know of a Coconut in Kyogle in frost free warm position that is 6yrs old.

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Green is best | Ebuen M. Mendoza - Iligan City, PHILI 04-Apr-2011

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Starts of as a dwarf but grows a bit each year up to 50+ feet in 20 years. | Mohan - Sydney, NSW 15-Jul-2012
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Dwarf Coconut Malay Green (Seedling)

Edward3's Edible Fruits
Update: 12 days 12hrs

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Planted the tree in a sheltered position. Grew very well in summer, but leaves went brown in winter due to lack of sun and low temperatures in Sydney. Did not recover.

Planted: 2012

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Winter

Autumn and Winter

Pollination: Self Pollination

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Dwarf Coconut Malay Green

Emma1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3461 days 3hrs

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I love coconuts- as a beautiful shaped palm and for the fruit. This one is still pretty tall for a dwarf, but I'm willing to give it a try. I am not sure if I have the right climate for it to fruit in Brisbane.

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Water Given in: Winter

Fertiliser or Organics Used: mulch

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000Troy0001 says... [1092 days 14hrs ago]
Is the coconut palm alive?
matthew31up1 says... [741 days 12hrs ago]
can you shipped this to SA?

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