Palm Coconut

Plant Details

Family:

Arecaceae

Common Name:

Coco

Scientific Name:

Cocos nucifera

Other details:

Found throughout the tropic and subtropic area, the coconut is known for its great versatility as seen in the many domestic, commercial, and industrial uses of its different parts. Coconuts are part of the daily diet of many people. Coconuts are different from any other fruits because they contain a large quantity of "water" and when immature they are known as tender-nuts or jelly-nuts, and may be harvested for drinking.

Plant Care

Bloom color: 

Yellow

Sun Exposure:
 No Sun 

Drought Tolerance:

Water

Fertilization recommended for plants in Aruba:

     
Products recommended:

Use liquid Fertilizers:
Soluble fertilizer
20-20-20

Jump start
8-31-4 

Use Slow release fertilizers:
Palm Special
4-6-1

Osmocote
14-14-14 

Insect & disease: Biological product
(Prod used by Fantastic Gardens)
OMRI
Conventional product

Scales

Red Palm Weevil

Botanigard
 
Safari
Repeat with
M-Pede
Mealy Bugs Botanigard Imidacloprid
Repeat with
M-Pede
Spider Mites Neem oil Avid