How to make a Coconut Palm Leaf Hat - Part 1 of 2!

How to make a coconut leaf hat is in two parts and will teach you all you will ever need to know to make these highly functional and great looking hats. You could probably adapt the weave a...

Here's Why Coconut Sugar Is A Healthy Substitute For White Sugar - Doctor NDTV

Now that everyone is aware of what's healthy and what's not, people are now on the lookout for healthier alternatives. One food item which people are always trying to replace is refined sugar, and a popular alternative to this is coconut palm sugar. Thankfully this food item has opened doors for you to enjoy your favorite sweet treats again, and that too, the healthier way. Now we are not...


  1. The coconut tree (Cocos nucifera) is a member of the palm tree family and the only known living species of the genus Cocos. The term "coconut" (or the archaic "cocoanut") can refer to the whole coconut palm, the seed, or the fruit, which botanically is a drupe, not a nut.The term is derived from the 16th-century Portuguese and Spanish word coco, meaning "head" or "skull" after the three ...
  2. Coconut palm: Coconut palm, tree of the palm family. It is one of the most important crops in the tropics. Its fruit, the coconut, has a thick fibrous husk surrounding a single-seeded nut. A hard shell encloses the insignificant embryo with its abundant endosperm, composed of both ‘meat’ and liquid.
  3. Growing a coconut palm tree is easy and fun. All you need is a coconut to get started. In the following article, you will find planting information for coconut palms and how to care for them.
  4. To sprout a coconut palm, bury the nut halfway in moist peat moss and keep it warm and moist for up to six months. If all goes well, eventually you'll see a small green sprout emerge from the top of the nut.
  5. The Coconut Palm tree is a producer of large, savory coconuts making it one of the more popular palms out there. This variety known as “Cocos nucifera Linn” performs best in USDA growing zones 4-8 on the patio (or potted) and 9-11 in the ground in full to partial sun.
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