Coconut Palm
Cocos nucifera

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Palm fertilizer (e.g. N8-P4-K12).
Mist requirements Mist every 3 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 5.5 - 7.5
Acidity preference is not very pH sensitive
Toxicity not poisonous


Climate tropical rainforest



Other common names Coconut
Family Arecaceae


Growth form tree
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • yellow
Leaf color
  • green
Fruit color
  • brown