Coconut Palm Trees
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Coconut palms

Zone 33955 | Kathleen Kinneally added on November 17, 2017 | Answered

When our coconut trees were trimmed quite a few coconuts fell into the pond near the building. If they aren't removed from the water will they eventually sink to the bottom? How long does that take? Thank you.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on November 18, 2017

This might take a very long time. They float so that when they get carried away by the current they can rest on the shore at a new location to germinate. I would remove them if you don't want them to grow there.

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