Cocos Nucifera Houseplant with Giftbag - 19cm

SKU: 918175
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Coconut palm trees (Cocos nucifera) are one of the most useful trees in the world. These tropical trees are easily recognizable, with their tall, slim trunks topped with graceful palms and, of course, bunches of coconuts tucked under the foliage. Coconut palm trees are quite hardy once established, but they are particular in their care needs. They cannot tolerate cool temperatures, so if you live in a cool climate, you should choose a dwarf coconut palm, such as the Malayan dwarf, and grow it in a container so it can be brought indoors when the weather cools.

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Material
Plastic
Additional information
This plant is more commonly known as the coconut palm and provides one of the most widely used cooking ingredients in the world. 'It 's not entirely clear where the coconut palm first originates from but it is now one of the most widely-recognised plants in the world. Coconut palms can grow in highly salted soil and sandy ground, so you can normally find them close to the beach and ocean. At home in the tropics, the coconut palm prefers abundant rainfall and plenty of sunshine, and will not grow fruit if the weather turns too cold. Feeding: Coconut palm trees do very well with fertilizer. They suffer greatly if lacking in certain nutrients. For this reason, it is important to purchase a commercial fertilizer formulated specifically for palm trees. The fertilizer should be in slow-release form. Use a broadcast spreader to apply the fertilizer to the area around the tree's trunk and extending out to the edge of the tree's canopy.
Colour of flower
Yellow/white but appears after been full grown and have an old age. Flowers will turn into Coconuts.
Dimensions
(H)150 x (W)35 x (D)35cm
Care instructions
Expose your coconut palm to plenty of sunlight. These trees are tropical by nature and need at least six hours of sunlight per day in order to thrive.
Colour of foliage
Green
Feeding instructions
Apply 1lb of fertilizer for every 100 square feet of canopy-covered area, once a month.
Planting instructions
Use sandy, well-drained soil. Loose soil allows roots more easily absorb nutrients from the dirt, which is ideal for growth.
Rate of growth
Slow
Soil type
Provide sandy, well-drained soil for your coconut palm tree. The loose soil allows the roots of the palm to more easily absorb the necessary nutrients from the dirt. Coconut palms are heavily reliant on nutrients for their growth.
Watering instructions
Keep well watered throughout the growing season
Latin name
Cocos nucifera
Eventual height
150cm+
Eventual width
35-95cm
Includes
Giftbag
Scent
Unscented
Pot size
19cm
Room temperature
The Coconut Palm prefers a room temperature between the 15 'to 35 'Celsius [59 'to 95 'F]. The plant can be moved out-doors if the outside temperature is above 15 'C [59 'F].
Room position
Coconut palms prefer being in bright sunlight and do better in warm surroundings.
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Capacity
3L

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