COCONUT PALM

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COMMON NAME
Coconut Palm
BOTANICAL NAME
Cocos nucifera
HEIGHT 30′ +
WIDTH 10′ wide
MONOECIOUS
EVERGREEN
LIFESPAN 60 to 80 years
COLD TOLERANCE 30° F
SOIL TYPE Well drained
DROUGHT TOLERANCE Yes
SALT TOLERANCE High
FLOWER Creamy yellow
inflorescence
MONTH OF COLOR Periodically
all year
FRUIT Green exterior, containing
a thin brown shell which
contains slightly sweet and nutty
coconut fruit.
COMMENTS This is one of the
most popular palm trees,
noteworthy for the mature
coconuts that are edible.
Lifespan of 60 to 70 years.
PRICE B & B $650, 30 gallon $175,
15 gallon $85, 7 gallon $45