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Coconut palm home care

Coconut    None Given

I'm planning to buy a coconut palm that's about 5 m tall and already yielding. I don't want it to die like my banana when I bought it from the nursery they died few weeks later. So what type of soil should it be in? How much water does it require? How much fertilizing does it need? Thanks

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:December 1, 2014

1 answer    1775 views

Planned multi-storied layout
Citrus row spacing in coconut multi-storied cropping system

Coconut    Erode, TamilNadu, India

In my land in Erode, South India, we are planning to plant coconut trees in double hedge pattern. Soil is mostly sandy, clayey, lateritic deep loam with slightly higher water table. Each coconut hedge row will be planted in north-south orientation with 6m between each coconut tree in same hedge...

Asked by: deactivated (2 points)   Posted:November 21, 2015

2 answers    3984 views

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Weed control coconut

Coconut    None Given

Kindly give good advise about control weeds in coconut garden aged four years and its dose.

Asked by: guttaprasadg (1 point)   Posted:March 16, 2016

2 answers    1970 views

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Stem Bleeding Disease of Coconut

Coconut    None Given

Good Day!! I just wanted to know more about the disease in coconut, which is stem bleeding disease. How can you cure/prevent Stem Bleeding Disease in Coconut? In what method? Thanking you for advance.

Asked by: Scarlet Dizon (1 point)   Posted:June 20, 2017

1 answer    858 views

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low saline soil

Coconut    Tirunelveli

We have coconut trees in a very low saline soil.There is very low yield .what can be done to increase the yield in coconut.

Asked by: Bharath Krishnan (1 point)   Posted:July 13, 2017

1 answer    1059 views

Coconut infected
Yellow spotting of coconut leafs and slow growth.

Coconut    Nigeria

My name is Emmanuel, I'm from Nigeria it's been almost three years I have planted this coconut and the yellow spot I think is the cause of the growth. What do I do to correct the disease and what is the disease called?

Asked by: Kolo Emmanuel (1 point)   Posted:September 14, 2017

1 answer    1150 views

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Nutrients required for coconut

Coconut    None Given

I'd like to know about the requirement of micronutrients for application to 4 years old plantation - the plants are not in bearing, they will be bearing fruit next year.

Asked by: guttaprasadg (1 point)   Posted:March 14, 2016

1 answer    1036 views

The image fallen nut. They fell at these different sizes.

Coconut    Nigeria

What is the cause of immature nut-falls in coconuts and how can it be managed? Can one use insecticides?

Asked by: Olukayode (1 point)   Posted:December 27, 2018

1 answer    484 views

Some coconut plants dieing

Coconut    Ghana

Some of my coconut plants dieing as in the attached photos. Is this something that should alarm me?

Asked by: Curtis-Shyne (1 point)   Posted:May 30, 2019

1 answer    639 views

Stem bleeding
stem bleeding

Coconut    Tirunelveli

Which is the best control measure for stem bleeding?

Asked by: Bharath Krishnan (1 point)   Posted:April 18, 2017

1 answer    1285 views

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Nutfall & Mealybugs

Coconut    Mysore

I have 4 coconut trees and I am facing nut fall & mealybugs issue, the trees are more than 20 years old. The local coconut farmers are misleading me to apply pesticides (biliatex ) in kgs. I have given neam cake granules with salt & potash to the tree, but still the nut fall is not...

Asked by: Raghunandan (1 point)   Posted:January 27, 2016

1 answer    1323 views

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How I can chemically decompose a sixty feet tall coconut tree which is endangering my house?


How I can chemically decompose a sixty feet tall coconut tree which is endangering my house?

Asked by: RANJIT JYOTIRANJAN BISWAL (1 point)   Posted:November 5, 2014

2 answers    1764 views

Eriophyte attack found in coconut.
Eriophyte attack in coconut.

Coconut    Tirunelveli

What is the reason for Eriophyte attack in coconut?What is the management measures?

Asked by: Bharath Krishnan (1 point)   Posted:August 24, 2017

1 answer    1339 views

Palm near by looks perfect
Coconut Palm Looks burned

Coconut    naples

I have 3 year old Coconut Palm that looks like it has burned off leaves on the tips. This originates when the leaf sprouts I do not know exactly what it is causing this so I can not treat it. Can anyone take a look at the pictures and tell what is happening to this Coconut Palm?

Asked by: Russ (2 points)   Posted:September 24, 2015

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Can I remove young coconuts from palm?

Coconut    Celestun Mexico

I'm having some issues with the coconuts by my home. Someone has said not to pick the young coconuts as removing them kills the plant. Is this a fact? I am just reading your article about the diseases of coconuts - good to know. Will print the sheet and ensure we keep it onto.We are located in...

Asked by: Krysia (2 points)   Posted:December 5, 2013

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Is this a coconut seedling?

Coconut    None Given

I live in Southwest Florida. I found an immature coconut in the mulched area under one of our coconut palms. It had a shoot about 1" long that I assumed would grow into a coconut palm. I thought it would be fun to watch it grow so I dug it up and put it in a pot on my lanai. The original shoot...

Asked by: Dennis Garber (2 points)   Posted:May 3, 2016

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press or vermicompost

Coconut    India

Which is best suited for the coconut trees? Either press mud or vermicompost ? What can be used for coconut for better yield.

Asked by: Bharath Krishnan (1 point)   Posted:September 2, 2017

1 answer    1584 views

looks like a white circular trail
Coconut Palms Are Sick and Need HELP

Coconut    Ecuador

I need HELP with my new coconut palms. They are really sick and I would be MOST appreciative of your help! I lived in the US all of my life and have had MANY palms for over 10 years. None of my palms ever got sick. Now that I have retired this is what I am plagued with. PLEASE give me some...

Asked by: George (1 point)   Posted:November 10, 2018

1 answer    702 views

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Best weed control in Coconut Plantation

Coconut    Ghana

I have a 100 acre coconut plantation. Plants are between 10 months to 18 months old. What's the best cost effective way to control weeds in the plantation.

Asked by: Curtis-Shyne (1 point)   Posted:April 23, 2019

2 answers    877 views

stem bleeding
Tanjore wilt

Coconut    Tirunelveli

The symptoms look similar to that of TANJORE WILT. There is sudden attack found in many trees. Which is the best method to control the spread of the disease? What are all the management measures?

Asked by: Bharath Krishnan (1 point)   Posted:April 21, 2017

1 answer    1840 views

Rhinoceros Beetles infestation in Coconut plantation

Coconut    Ghana

Edit. Photos added I have discovered rhinoceros beetles infestation in my coconut plantation. About 70 plants out of 2000 plants infested. What's the most effective way of eliminating rhinoceros beetles in coconut plantation?

Asked by: Curtis-Shyne (1 point)   Posted:May 30, 2019

1 answer    584 views