Coconut tree is a member of the palm tree family Arecaceae. The tree has pinnate leaves and can grow upto 30m. The coconut fruit is a drupe having glossy outer skin, usually yellow-green to yellow-brown in color.
It is one of the most useful trees in the world and is often referred to as the tree of life. It provides food, fuel, cosmetics, folk medicine and building materials.
- It does well in full sun.
- It requires regular watering.
- The soil should be rich, well-drained.