Germinating Coconuts?

Steve Hinkson sphinkson at
Mon Aug 9 04:09:39 EST 1999

Produce sections only have unripe seeds. (you can tell by the "milk" inside)
They won't germinate.  You might try an internet search for Hawaiian tropical

egamauf wrote:

> Does anyone have any insight into the germination of coconuts gained from the
> fruit & produce section of groceries?
> Are they viable?
> Is there a trick to coaxing the coconut palm out of these little wannabe
> critters? Is there another source of coconut palms extant on the mainland -
> midwest?
> -- E. G.

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