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What is this?

Posted by fin2ya Finland (My Page) on
Thu, Oct 25, 12 at 11:32

Can you tell me what this is? The seed is cracked all the way to the center. At the base of the stem to grow a new beginning. Double stem? Should I be worried, or do I let it all grow? Coconut palm is healthy and doing well otherwise. The leaves are dark green and it makes the new growth.

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RE: What is this?

Just busting out of it's tiny home.

RE: What is this?

It looks healthy! Definitely nothing to be concerned about. Eventually the "coconut" part will rot away.

RE: What is this?

Thank you so much for your replies. Now I can stop worrying and see how the plant grows. Here in Finland, it's raining today the first snow. Outsdoor is -3C (-19F).
I do not like winter. Caribbean .... where are you? :)

RE: What is this?

It's because the outer shell is so hard and inflexible, to make room for the stem it has to split.

With your temperatures I certainly wouldn't want to change places with you, LOL.

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