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Techniques for growing super-fruitful Siamese coconuts for high income

Siamese coconut is a plant variety that is being grown popularly in the southern provinces. This type of coconut gives small fruit but the juice is sweet and smooth. Talking about productivity, Siamese coconut is the most productive of all coconut varieties today.

Coconut is a familiar tree grown in our country for a long time. Not only is it a tree for shade and fruit to eat, but all parts of the coconut tree are used to make food and handicrafts. Many places consider coconut trees as an economic development tree such as the central provinces, and the Mekong Delta. This place is considered as the place where the most coconuts are grown in the country.

In the past few years, many growers have turned to growing varieties Siamese coconut with the reason that the yield of this type of coconut is high, each tree is 50-100 fruits and the fruit gives a very delicious sweet taste.

Characteristics of Siamese coconut tree

Alike Siamese coconut The scientific name is Cocos Nucifera. This is a plant that people from the central provinces come to Ca Mau. The body of this type of Siamese coconut is not as tall as a regular coconut, but it has better resistance. Plants can be grown in arid and flooded areas with salt water and still grow well.

Siamese coconut tree gives sweet fruit
Siamese coconut tree gives sweet fruit

Siamese coconuts are smaller than regular coconuts, but in return, the number of fruits per tree is much higher. When looking at the coconut chamber to the harvest, you will be impressed because they look wrongly clinging to each other and hanging around the top.

Compared to ordinary coconut varieties, Siamese coconut has some outstanding advantages

  • The tree has a higher yield than other varieties. One tree per crop for up to 50-100 fruits. Therefore, the economic efficiency will be higher than conventional coconut cultivation.
  • Canopy of Siamese coconut is smaller, so it saves more land for planting than other types of coconuts. (about 1.5 times increase).
  • Although the fruit is smaller, it is many and delicious, so the economic efficiency is 10 times higher than that of regular coconut cultivation.
  • Siamese coconut for high and consistent productivity over the years. With good care, it can be harvested for up to 25 years.
  • Plants are healthier and have fewer pests and diseases, reducing the cost of buying drugs and fertilizing.
  • This type of tree can be intercropped with different fruit trees of oranges, lemons and cocoa for high economic efficiency on an area of ​​land.

How to grow Siamese coconut tree for high yield

Growing this type of coconut is not too difficult. From planting to harvest takes about 2 years. The plant is not picky about soil and is suitable for planting in saline soil where many other plants cannot live.

  • Criteria for land selection

Siamese coconut Best grown on sandy loam soil with light mechanical composition. The soil should be loose and airy with a pH of about 5. If planted in areas with poor soil, add fertilizer to help improve their yield.

  • Planting season and planting density

Siamese coconut can be grown all year round, however, it should be planted in the rainy season, it will take less effort to fertilize and the tree will grow better.

Breeding criteria

Because coconut is easy to hybridize, priority should be given to selecting the fruit in the middle of the chamber for breeding. The pods usually have long, brittle cottonweed. Selection of seedlings with well-developed leaves and broad short petioles will give higher yields.

The art of growing Siamese coconut

Coconut should be planted in the shady time of the day. Should dig holes and fertilize 1 month before, then bring seedlings in. Because Siamese coconut has a fairly developed root system, so the planting distance between the holes should be about 5m apart.

Coconut garden full of fruit
Coconut garden full of fruit

After planting, proceed to water immediately to keep the plant moist. Dwarf Siamese coconut has a strong main root but the secondary roots are quite weak and have a short life if it is dry or waterlogged. Therefore, you need to pay attention to fully water the seedlings in the new planting period and in the rainy season, it is necessary to have a good drainage system to avoid waterlogging.

Fertilize plants

Tree Siamese coconut a year, the amount of matter is quite large, so the nutritional requirements are also quite high. To provide adequate fruit development you need to add fertilizer to the tree. Annually, it is advisable to fertilize an amount of rotting manure about 10kg per root. In addition, NPK fertilizers and foliar fertilizers can be applied to provide protein for more fruit development.

Pest control

According to research, coconut varieties have more than 100 types of pests and diseases. These include stem borers, aphids, root borers, stem-damaging coconut weevils and some fungal diseases on leaves, stems and roots.

To prevent pests and diseases, you need to regularly dig up the coconut soil to help keep the soil open, especially in the rainy season. In addition, you need to cut off the dead roots to create ventilation for the tree.

Clean weeds in the planted garden so as not to affect the coconut tree. Some weeds have the ability to puncture the coconut roots causing the roots to rot and die.

Harvesting Siamese coconut trees

Siamese coconut for harvest after more than 2 years of planting. With high yield for fruit harvest from 50-100 per tree. Harvesting gradually until the end, then storing in a cool place will keep the coconut fresh longer.

Emilia Chaney
Emilia Chaneyhttps://agrisearch.net
My name is Emilia Chaney. I'm a social girl from Romania with a big smile and 3 passions: Agriculture, Travel and Social Media. I try to make this blog practical, full of great advice and inspiring ideas.

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