It is a crop representative of tropical coastal areas. The coconut palm belongs to the Areca family, to the subfamily Cocoidea and is the only species of the genus Cocos, of which different varieties and ecotypes have been developed. The fruit is a drupe covered with fibers, measuring from 20 to 30 centimeters with an ovoidal shape, and can weigh up to 2.5 kilograms. It is formed by a yellowish, leathery and fibrous outer shell (exocarp) and another harder one (endocarp) that has three nearby holes in a triangular arrangement, located at the apex, two closed and one in front of the embryo’s root. Growing season: Year-round production.
Fresh consuption of its juice and pulp
It is highly moisturizing due of its electrolyte content