Green Malayan Coconut Palm

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    12 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Includes plug and saucer.

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    12 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Does not include a drainage hole.

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$ 75.00
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Natural Root Stimulant

Natural probiotics, organics, and moisture control gel boost root growth. Invigorates existing plants, reduces transplant shock and accelerates establishment of new plants. This all natural product will not burn roots.

When Transplanting: Apply between new soil and plant so stimulant touches root ball.

For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

Use the proper amount for each pot size:
6″ Pot: ½ Pack
8-10″ Pot: 1 Pack
12-14″ pot: 2 Packs

Organic Outdoor Potting Mix

PlantVine’s Organic Outdoor Potting Soil is time-tested and proven to help your outdoor potted plants thrive. This is our best all-purpose mix, and a smart choice for a wide variety of outdoor plants, flowers and vegetables. The all natural ingredients are specially blended to provide excellent long term drainage, high air porosity and good water holding capability. This mix contains no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

Repotting:
6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Soluble Fertilizer

Great for indoor and outdoor potted plants, this fertilizer quickly dissolves in water, making fertilizing as quick and simple as possible. Just mix 1 teaspoon (scoop included) with 1 gallon of water, and water as normal. Makes 48 gallons.

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Scientific Name: Cocos nucifera ‘Green Malayan’

Common Names: Green Malayan Coconut Palm

Overview: The Green Malayan Coconut Palm, scientifically known as Cocos nucifera, is a tropical palm tree that is highly prized for its versatile uses and iconic appearance. This palm variety is native to Southeast Asia and is known for its ability to thrive in coastal regions with sandy soil and warm climates. The Green Malayan Coconut Palm is characterized by its tall, slender trunk and large, feather-like fronds that can reach lengths of up to 18 feet. Its coconuts are green when young, turning brown as they mature. Besides being a symbol of tropical paradise, the Green Malayan Coconut Palm is a valuable resource as its fruits provide coconut water, oil, and flesh used in culinary and cosmetic applications. It is also used for its wood and leaves, which are utilized in construction, thatching, and weaving.

Description

The Classic Green Coconut Palm is an Iconic Beauty

The Coconut Palm captures the allure of the tropics wherever you see it. Along sandy shores or in your tropical or subtropical garden, its unique silhouette is a favorite.

The Coconut Palm typically grows from 50 to 80 ft. high. After four to six years, the Coconut Palm will start to grow flowers, and eventually produce fruit. Once it starts fruiting, you will be the benefactor of about 50-200 coconuts from the tree each year. (Just imagine all those Pina Coladas!)

Coconut Palms are highly-adaptable. Of course they are salt tolerant, and you can transplant them if necessary. You’ll derive years of enjoyment from this iconic tree.

Caring for your Green Malayan Coconut Palms

Cocos nucifera requires attention to their specific needs in terms of climate, soil, watering, fertilization, and pest control. These majestic tropical trees can thrive when provided with optimal conditions and proper care. Here are some guidelines to ensure the health and well-being of your Green Malayan Coconut Palms.

Light

Coconut palms love bright sunlight and require at least 6 to 8 hours of direct sunlight daily to grow and develop properly. Place them in an open area where they can receive ample sunlight throughout the day. Lack of adequate light can lead to weak growth and a decreased fruit yield.

Soil

Coconut palms prefer well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. They thrive in sandy or loamy soil types with a slightly acidic to neutral pH (around 6.0 to 7.0). Ensure good drainage to prevent waterlogging, which can lead to root rot. If your soil is heavy and clay-like, consider amending it with sand, perlite, or organic compost to improve drainage.

Water

Young Green Malayan Coconut Palms require regular watering to establish their root system. Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. As they mature, these palms become more drought-tolerant, but still require occasional deep watering during prolonged dry spells. Provide enough water to thoroughly soak the root zone and allow the top few inches of soil to dry out between waterings.

Fertilization

Coconut palms benefit from regular feeding to maintain their lush growth and produce healthy coconuts. Use a balanced slow-release palm fertilizer with an NPK ratio of around 8-2-12 or a similar formulation. Apply the fertilizer three to four times per year, following the package instructions for dosage. Avoid overfertilizing, as it can lead to salt accumulation and damage the roots.

Pruning

Pruning of Green Malayan Coconut Palms is minimal and mainly focused on removing dead or damaged fronds. Do not prune healthy green fronds, as they provide nutrients to the tree. Only trim the brown, withered fronds close to the trunk. Be cautious while pruning to avoid injuring yourself on the sharp leaf bases.

Pest and Disease Control

Green Malayan Coconut Palms are generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, they can be susceptible to mealybugs, scale insects, and red palm mites. Regularly inspect the fronds, trunk, and leaf bases for signs of infestation. If pests are detected, treat them with insecticidal soap or horticultural oil, following the manufacturer’s instructions. Ensure proper ventilation and avoid overwatering to prevent fungal diseases like root rot.

Additional information

Zone

10b, 11a

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

Mature Height

4 ft – 30 ft

Spacing

3 ft – 20 ft

6 reviews for Green Malayan Coconut Palm

  1. Todd (verified owner)

    EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE, PLANT INFO AND DELIVERY!

  2. Kathy M. (verified owner)

    My palm arrived in great shape! Plantvine waited until the weather was safe to make shipment and communicated often about the delay so that I knew what to expect. I will definitely order from them again!

  3. michael mislan (verified owner)

    nice healthy palm and good size

  4. Patricia Fucci (verified owner)

    Great looking plant and healthy

  5. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Very happy with PlantVine service. Both the 2 tropical plants we ordered arrived in very good condition amidst the cold weather. I will not hesitate to order again from them.

  6. MICHAEL P MISLAN (verified owner)

    nice a healthy but small size

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Why others chose the Green Malayan Coconut Palm

Looks tropical and i love coconut

Because they bring me happiness