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Lodoiecea maldivica - Double Coconut Palm


Lodoiecea maldivica - Double Coconut Palm (Lodoiecea maldivica - Double Coconut Palm)

1 of 3 rare double coconut palms growing at Foster's Botanical Garden in Honolulu, HI. This very rare ultra-tropical palm is mostly grown in tropical botanical gardens. The Palm has the largest seed of any tree in the Plant Kingdom. Photo taken August 5, 2009.



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Double coconut ?
Grows differently to ordinary coconut ?

8 Sep, 2009

 

Terratoonie:

The double coconut is much more teneder than Cocos nucifera.

The double coconuts take as long as 5 - 10 years to ripen.

9 Sep, 2009

 

That's quite a number of years ! :o)

9 Sep, 2009

 

You're not kidding!

10 Sep, 2009

 

So we wont see this one over then ..LOL

10 Sep, 2009



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