Growing a coconut palm tree is easy and fun. Below you will find the steps for planting coconuts and growing coconut palms from them.
Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Prefers fertile, slightly alkaline, loose, somewhat gritty loams with good drainage. Add lime to acidic soils to adjust the soil pH. Best grown with regular and consistent moisture during the growing season.
Common name(s): Dianthus Coconut Punch ,nariyal,daap,naral
Flower colours: Wine red with white blotches
Bloom time: May to June
Max reachable height: 5-7 Meters
Difficulty to grow: easy to grow
Typical uses of Nariyal
Special features: Rock gardens, border fronts, edgings, fragrance gardens and containers. When massed, these mat-forming plants can form an attractive ground cover.
Culinary use: edible in mainy things, as fruit ,aschutney or juice or sweets etc.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: Crested Lepidagathis, called Mullabanthi in Telugu, has been used by the yanadi tribe in Andhra Pradesh as a traditional medicine. It is used in the treatment of fever. It is also used in treating inflammations - aqueous extract of leaves mixed with Ocimum juice and the tuberous flower ash mixed with coconut oil is a concoction, which is applied on parts affected by inflammation. In Chhattisgarh, people use leaf extract for treating malaria