Climbing Coconut Tree

The coconut tree is an important symbol of the Caribbean and for the people who live there. It’s a part of the palm tree family and it can grow up to 100 feet tall with feathery leaves that can be up to 20 feet long. The coconut fruit has a hard exterior with a white meat beneath and a hollow center that holds coconut milk. Coconuts have a variety of different uses, such as: making food, drinks, medicine, cosmetics, and even for shelter.

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Coconut Tree. (n.d.). Blue Planet Biomes. Retrieved July 7, 2023, from