Cocos nucifera 'Green Malayan' 3
Cocos nucifera 'Green Malayan' 3

Cocos nucifera 'Green Malayan'
(Coconut Palm)
USDA Zone: 10B – 11
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Origin: Jamaica
Type: Large Palm

Typical Height: 40’-60’
(12.0-18.0mts)
Typical Spread: 15'-25'
(4.6-7.6mts)

Growth: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: High
Wind Tolerance: Moderate
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: White
Flowering Season: Year round
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Arecacea / Palmae
Propagation: Seeds
Leaf Type: Pinnately compound
Texture: Coarse to medium
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (3'-4'OA)
7G (4'-6'OA)
15G (6'-8'OA)
25G (8'-10'OA)
45G (10'-12'OA)
65G (12'-14'OA)
100G (14'-16'OA)
200G (16'-18'OA)
FG (8'-35' OA)
(2.4-10.6mts)

Typical planting distance:
15'-20' O.C.
(4.6-6.0mts)

Common Uses: Residence; Parks; Seaside; Shade tree; Edible fruit
Category: Large Palm

Notes: Has a slender straight trunk than ‘Maypan’

+ In this Photo:
Cocos nucifera 'Green Malayan'
(Coconut Palm)
18' OA Height,
13' GW, 18' Canopy,
9" DBH, Straight trunk

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
April 2015
Key Biscayne
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/60051/

http://www.palmco.com/green-malayan-palm.html

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/st178