Where did coconut trees come from?
Coconut tree originated in the South Pacific. Nowadays they can be found in all parts of the world with a tropical climate. (A tropical climate is defined as a non-arid climate in which all twelve months have mean temperatures above 64.4 °F / 18.0 °C).
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Yes. You can plant a coconut and make it grow. The coconut is the seed. You will have to have much patience though - it can take up to a year for them to germinate.
It is thought the word comes from Spanish/Portugese coco - "grinning face" - from the three 'eyes' in the shell which might appear to resemble a human face.
Yes. Coconuts grow on trees. Coconut Palm trees grow in the tropics usually near sea shores. Coconuts are the seeds of the coconut tree. Coconuts can float and if they fall into water can survive over a month before they wash up on shore. That way they can spread from one shore to another. Coconut …trees can tolerate frost but can not tolerate hard freezes. ( Full Answer )
A coconut tree can only grow in tropical weather, ex. Mexico, Jamaica, Cuba etc.... But you can also grow your own in a green house but it will still not grow the proper way.
If it is maintained well it can live up to 110 years. Trust me, when my grandpa was a little boy he planted a coconut tree and took good care of it. then he passed away in 1960 by then the tree was 103 years old and my grandpa was 107! (healthy man!) and now i am taking care of it and it is about …160 years old! ( Full Answer )
When someone try to hurt them they drop their coconuts on them and nock them ou!
It has many uses.It is used to make stick broom.Coconut milk from the mature coconut is used to make virgin coconut oil,these can help prevent and treat minor ailments
The coconut tree fleurish mostly in the tropical climate regions of the planet South Asia, Pacific, Africa and Latin America. Fossils found in New Zealand show that there were coconut trees as long back as 15 million years ago
Kenya and other hot countries. not England :-D Kenya and other hot countries. not England :-D
Coconut trees have adapted to be able to survive in humid and hotconditions. They are also able to grow in soil that is not idealfor crops.
Coconuts grow in Palm Trees, and they grow in hot, tropical climates like the Caribbean. They can grow in the meditteranean, or even slightly north of the Meditteranean but they need care. They can't grow in Britain where I live.
you get a coconut seed dig a hole put the seed in the hole put the dirt back on top of the seed and poor water and the sun will do the rest.
\n. A coconut tree is a monocot because the vascular bundles are scattered throughout stem. The stem is filled with moisture (water). It is a flowering plant because it produces a fruit.
\ncut it down and look at the rings or count the lines in the bark.
I know they grow very well near the coast in brevard county, but I'm not so sure about inland like in Orlando where its a bit nicer
Most coconut trees do not have branches, but there are rare sports that appear now and then, which do. There is one that is a bit of a tourist attraction in Tonga and i am told there is at least one other in Solomon Islands.
First of all there are different kinds of palm trees. Palm describes the characteristic shape of the leaves of these trees. We have the Palm oil tree as well as as the coconut palm tree and others..
you can climb the tree (see the link below for how to do that). I'm training myself so i can climb palm trees. its tough, and irritating at times, but u feel very accomplished afterwards. another way is to try your luck by throwing rocks at it and hoping they fall. and finally, get a ladder if… u need to. in my opinion, climbing looks way cooler. here you go! http://www.caske2000.org/survival/coconutclimb.htm ( Full Answer )
well i would suggest plastic explosive (c4 would be best) however i think it would be best if you informed the local authorities as to what you are about to do as they may not like the idea. If they do however about 100 lbs of explosive should be used. Place it behind the coconut tree away from the …prevailing wind. light and run away and wait for an almighty explosion . BEWARE OF INCOMING COCOnuts! they will be blasted up into the sky and may it you on the head which could cause some damage. actually this wouldn't matter because if you are foolish enough to blow up a coconut tree with 100 lbs of C4 then a coconut falling on your head would mAKE very little difference. There will be a crater in the ground so dont fall in it. And ...happy blasting. ( Full Answer )
uses of coconut trees:- . Coconut milk from the mature coconut is used to make Virgin Coconut Oil, VCO can help prevent and treat minor ailments. . Coconut oil is also used as hairdressing and as massage oil. . Coconut meat is shredded or flaked for use in baked goods or candies. . The dried m…eat, called copra , contains over 60% oil. This oil is used in making soap, cooking fat, margarine, cosmetics, lubricants, and many other products. . Coconut cake , the solid material left after the oil is removed from the copra, is used in making cattle feed and fertilizer. . The coconut juice is a nutritious refreshing drink especially for those people with kidney problems. Coconut juice is highly alkaline. . Fiber from the coconut husk is used to make mats, brushes, cordage and packaging material for plant, and in some countries, coconut husk is used as floor polisher. . The shell is used for ladles and cups, and is polished and ornamented into souvenirs, accessories and decorative objects. . Young leaf shoots may be eaten as salad . The sap, a sweetish fluid called toddy , is fermented into an alcoholic beverage or into vinegar. . The leaves of the tree are used to thatch roofs and to make hats, baskets, and fans. . The trunk is used for canoes, posts, rafters, and fences. . The ribs of the leaves are used for spears, arrows, and torches. ( Full Answer )
Yes. It produces both male and female flowers. It is a member of the Palm Tree.
Sea water does not kill the round seed inside the air-filled, fibrous husk. Coconut seeds are able to immediately germinate, they require no dormancy or treatment to cold or cracking to sprout. Wherever the coconut rests, the milky water inside the seed provides ample moisture to sustain the seedlin…g as it sprouts, even in seasonally dry beach sands. the coconut palm has no problem tolerating oppressive humidity and summer heat. The flexible trunk coupled with the flexible, large fronds with slender leaflets make it extremely wind-resistant. The trunk is sturdy but flexible, supported by many long roots that will keep a coconut palm alive after tipping over or leaning. The coconut grows in coastal areas. Its fruit has a fibrous layer which helps it to float on water and get dispersed to far off places. The fruit is well protected by the hard covering. Coconut trees adapt to the rainforest by growing tall to get taller than the canopy. A canopy is a bunch of trees that block rain and sunlight from plants on the floor. The coconut tree grows higher than the canopy so it can get rain and sunlight. That is how coconut trees adapt to the rainforest ( Full Answer )
they provide shade for other animals in hot areas. this is not good information. im only 8 years old.
Botanically the coconut fruit is a drupe, not a nut. Like other fruit it has three layers : exocarp,mesocarp and endocarp. The exocarp and mesocarp make up the husk of the Coconut.
Botanically the coconut (meaning the fruit) is a drupe, not a true nut. Like other fruits it has three layers : exocarp, mesocarp, and endocarp. The exocarp and mesocarp together make up the husk , and the mesocarp is composed of fibers called coir. Coconuts sold in the shops of non-tropical count…ries often have had the husk removed. The endocarp or shell is the hardest part of the coconut. The shell has three germination pores (stoma) or eyes that are clearly visible on its outside surface once the husk is removed. ( Full Answer )
It is a plant (kingdom Plantae ) but the clades overlap. The likely phylum would be Anthophyta (aka Angiospermae , flowering plants, including monocots such as palms).
it is more than possible to grow a coconut tree on a beach, but they preferr slightly richer soils
There are many parts of a coconut tree that have useful function.Some of those are the coconut roots which can be boiled and used asa beverage. The trunk of the coconut has durable wood for makingfurniture. The shell of the coconut can be used as charcoal forcooking. The husk of the coconut is an el…astic fiber used to makerope and coarse cloth. ( Full Answer )
A girl described a fruit to people she wanted, no one could findit. She died, and from her grave grew a coconut tree.
coconuts are important because they give us water to drink and coconut oil for our hair also u could build things with it
There are. I had 3 big coconut palms in my yard and they got so many coconuts that a couple times Hispanic landscapers from Miami stopped and asked if they could have the coconuts. One guy wanted them for tropical drinks at his nieces wedding reception. The reason you don't see many is that most pla…ces hire landscapers to trim the lower fronds and seed pods that become cocnuts off. This is done for asthetics and safety. Coconuts can do damage to people or cars when they drop or fly around during a storm. ( Full Answer )
because it gave life to the fist man an first woman by providing all of their needs.
The Coconut palm is vulnerable to a couple deficiencies. Boron, manganese, magnesium and potassium deficiencies can effect this palm. Nutritient deficiencies are first noticeable in the yellowing around leaf edges and stunting of the growth rate. In bad cases and if something is not done the Coconut… palm can die. To stop or attempt to stop deficiencies from happening, use foliar fertilization on a normal basis. Coconut palms are VERY VULNERABLE to Phytoplasma or deadly yellowing caused by little bacterial organisms. This disease is the top killer of these palms. The symptoms vary greatly from yellowing to fruit drop and death of affected trees. ( Full Answer )
Absolutely! There are alot of coconut trees in all the Asian areas surrounding the equator..
Coconuts come from the coconut palm and raffia comes from fronds of the palm Raphia.
because they are too heavy as a single fruit and much more as a cluster. if they are fruits of vines and shrubs they will easily snapped or fall off. Coconuts grow on coconut palms because they are the fruit of the aforementioned tree.
Not considered a true tree, it has no bark or branches, but ratheris one large stem, slightly larger at the bottom, topped with agrowth of large leaves called fronds. When mature, a coconut palmcan reach 60 feet in height and its feather shaped leaves grow 18feet long and 4 feet wide. The spineless …stalks add another 3 to 5feet to the overall length. The roots embed themselves at least 60inches into the soil and have a high salt tolerance. Both male and female flowers exist on the same coconut palm,usually when the plant is between 4 to 6 years old. Sheaths, shapedmuch like long, thin canoes appear among the leaves, measuringbetween 2 and 3 feet long. Each sheath grows branchlets, which holdthe flowers. The small yellow male flowers are at the ends of thesemini-branches. The female flowers, also yellow but larger, grow atthe base of the branchlets. Once pollinated, the resulting coconut fruit grows in clusters,half hidden among the fronds. A coconut is classified as a drupe, afruit that encases its seed in a hard, stone-like covering. Thecoconut has three layers. The exocarp is smooth and green. Themesocarp is fibrous, giving the coconut a shaggy appearance. Thesetwo layers are usually missing from the coconuts you find in themarket. The third layer is the endocarp, and is the brown,bark-like covering surrounding the rich white coconut meat andsweet coconut juice. Coconuts are oval shaped and grow up to 15inches in length and 12 inches in width. Coconuts fall from the palm when ripe and, if conditions are right,will germinate where they land. The several layers of protectionfor the embryonic plant inside the coconut make it possible for thefruit to drift for several miles over open ocean and then washashore to germinate on a distant bit of land. The embryo isembedded in the coconut meat, or the endosperm. When it is ready togerminate, the new plant grows through a germination pore, a tinyhole at one end of the coconut. ( Full Answer )
Coconut crabs do not live in trees they live in borrows under trees. The reason they go up in the trees is to retrieve the coconuts up there. After the get the coconuts down they open them with their powerful claws and eat the coconut.
No, coconut cannot be grafted because coconut is a botanical plants and the body is compost of fiber.
The coconut bears several edible parts and one drinkable that iknow of so far, the coconut itself which contains the sweet waterand also the white fleshy innards of an un ripe coconut (sweet andsoft) or much mature coconut (more husky and brown) which has amuch harder innard (more for curry, oils, m…ilk) etc. To add, thecore of the coconut tree bares a soft stem/shoot which is alsoedible raw. It is white in colour and consists of layers, has abland milky taste and smell similar to the husks of a a greencoconut. Can be obtained in alot of tropical coastal regions, i didin Mombasa ( Full Answer )
Tall Coconut Palm . The tall coconut palm is the more common of the two types of coconut trees when it comes to the commercial use of the tree. These palm trees have a swollen trunk at the base that rises, usually in a curve. It has smooth bark that is light gray in color. All of the trees' leave…s and the coconuts grow at the very top of the tree. The leaves are up to 18 feet in length and 4-feet wide. The nuts grow in bunches and turn from yellow or green to dark brown at maturity. The nuts contain white "meat" and a liquid known as coconut milk. The tall variety of the coconut tree can reach heights of up to 100 feet.. Read more: Coconut Tree Varieties | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/list_7554447_coconut-tree-varieties.html#ixzz2SNMKtFYc ( Full Answer )
It's roots are made of carbon fibre, they connect with the Earths atmosphere in a huge collisional bang. People die, but it's worth it, for a coconut
Absolutely. It is in the Plantae kingdom. We usually break this down to the gymnosperms (softwoods) and the angiosperms (hardwood). The hardwood family is broken down into the dicotyledons and the monocotyledons. All this means is that when the plant's seed is forming its embryo. if it has only on…e embryonic leaf then it is a monocot . If it begins with two leafs then it is a dicot. An example of a dicot would be an Oak, Maple, Beech, or any of the other thousands of species we commonly recognize as trees. The "Coconut Tree" that you are referring to is a monocot and is in the Palm Family (Arecaceae) Its botanical or scientific name is Cocos nucifera. It is more commonly called a Coconut Palm. ( Full Answer )
What Is Stoma,Guard Cells,And Chlorophyll? 1. Stoma- The Leaf Is The Major Site Of Photosynthesis. Leaf PartsMake Photosynthesis Possible. An Example Of This Part Is TheOpening Found On The Underside Of A Leaf Or In A Stem. ThiaMicroscopic Opening Is Called Stoma (Plural:Stomata). 2.Guard Cells- G…ases And Water Vapor Pass Through The Stomata InThe Leaf. The Two Structures Adjacent To The Opening Are Called TheGuard Cells. 3.Chlorophyll- This part Of The Leaf's Cell Contains The GreenPigment Called Chlorophyll. ( Full Answer )
Obviously it would depend on the size of the tree but coconut harvesters can do so in a few seconds.
It likes frost free areas, and grows in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Pacific region. The tree grows near seas in these areas so the roots can find moisture.
Coconut palms are embriophytes (subkingdom) that are angiosperms (flowering plants) and spermatophytes (seed-producing plants). These are confusingly not shown as phylabut as clades that overlap and include several classes of plants.
When those trees are of mature coconut variety... But why they chose when to fall is what I wonder about.
Palm trees are used to produce food (coconuts). The coconuts can be consumed as a fruit, or the milk inside can bedrained and sold in tins as coconut milk. The coconut can also be used to make oil, biofuel, wax, aningredient in wine or the fruit can be compacted then chopped tomake what's called pa…lm heart, a tasty addition to salads. The leaves are also used to feed farm animals. When the coconutfarmer prunes the leaves, they are either given to livestock to eator sold to a livestock farmer. Palm tree leaves and branches can also be used to build temporaryhuts. The leaves stay greener than most other trees, so the hutblends into the background and camouflages, useful for hunting orobserving wildlife. The technique was also used by soldiers duringthe Second World War to camouflage buildings, defensive positionsand tanks. The leaves can also be weaved, to create baskets and so on. The wood from palm trees can be used to make good-lookingdecorations, such as wooden umbrellas for a picnic table. Butbecause the wood is so little, it's not really a good use formaking entire buildings out of. The sap can also be drained and transformed into syrup. Much likethe Canadians drain syrup from maple trees to produce maple syrup. Palm trees are also used for coastal defences. The trees are veryfirmly rooted into the ground, that even a hurricane has difficultyknocking them down, because they are very strong. For this purpose,the trees are planted along coasts and flood-risk zones to try andbreak and slow the flood water (such as tsunamis and so on). Theyare also used as windbreakers to weaken incoming hurricanes. Palm trees are extremely useful to us, they are probably one of themost important tree species in the world. ( Full Answer )
E ventually the coconuts come first as if it did not how would the tree go? The seed from the coconut itself produces the tree.Hope this helps .