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Dwarf Coconut Palm (Malaysian Variety)

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We offer the Malaysian variety of dwarf coconut palm which is frequently grown for high productivity and value.

  • Each seedling ranges from 2-6 months of age.
  • The offered product has been proven to be resistant to the Lethal Yellowing Disease of coconut, therefore, it is now being advocated for combating the disease.
  • Due to its attractive appearance, this coconut variety is used for ornamental purposes.

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Dwarf coconut palm

In addition to its nutritional value, our dwarf coconut palm is used to beautify gardens, parks, playgrounds, etc.

  • After 3-5 months in the main nursery bed, coconut seedlings are ready for planting out in the field and this should coincide with the onset of rains.
  • Proper selection of seedlings in the main nursery alone ensures a 10% improvement in yield.
  • Below are pointers to good coconut seedlings:
  1. Shoots should have a girth of 10-12 cm at the collar with about 6 leaves.
  2. Short and thick leaf stalks.
  3. Seedlings should have a robust healthy appearance and be free from pests and diseases.

 

Malaysian Dwarf Coconut Seedlings

  • Flowers 3-4 years after yield establishment and produces 81 nuts per palm per year.
  • It has been proven to be resistant to the Lethal Yellowing Disease of coconut.
  • Therefore, this particular variety is now being advocated for combating the disease.
  • This variety is also used for ornamental purposes.

 

Note:

  • After the coconut has been planted point side down with one-third of the coconut above the soil, it is moved to a well lit, warm spot, the warmer the better as coconuts do best in spots that are 70⁰F (21⁰C) or warmer.
  • It is important to keep coconuts well-watered during germination without letting it sit in overly wet soil.
  • If you want to plant a coconut that has already sprouted, go ahead and plant it in well-draining soil so that the bottom two-thirds of the coconut is in the soil.
  • Place in a warm area and water frequently.

 

Growing seedlings in polythene bags

  • For seedlings grown in polythene bags, advantages include more vigorous seedlings with a better root system, better establishment, and early bearing.
  • Transplanting shock is greatly minimized since there is no root damage and the early establishment of transplanted seedlings.
  • Seedlings can be retained longer in the nursery when conditions for field planting are not favorable.
  • Weeding, watering, and elimination of unwanted seedlings are more easily accomplished in seedlings planted in polythene bags.
  • Polybags are preferably black, UV resistant for durability, and measuring 40 – 45 cm wide with 8 – 10 holes at the bottom. The sides are half-filled with soil and compost mixed at a 50:50 ratio.
  • Decomposed sawdust, corncobs, rice hull, and other organic materials can be used so as to reduce the weight of the half-filled polybag and improve drainage and soil fertility.

Specification: Dwarf Coconut Palm (Malaysian Variety)

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Indoors and garden beautification

Dimensions
Weight 300 g

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