• Scientific name: Cocos nucifera/Dwarf, Orange- Thailand


  • Place of origin: India
  • Description: Tall palm grows with a crown of frond and hard drupes called coconut. Lives to 40 years and bears fruits in the 7th year; 50 nuts a year.


  • Grow best: Easy to grow. In bright sunlight, in sand rich well-drained soil.


  • Use: All parts of a coconut palm are useful and hence a coconut tree is called as a ‘Kalpavriksh’ or a wishing tree.
  • Special note: A dwarf species from Thailand is also available at 5 MagicSeeds.