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Planting Seedling

Methods of planting seedling coconuts

  1. New Seedling
  2. Re-Planting
  3. Under Planting

Correct way of planting a coconut

When you are selecting a land/place to plant a coconut

  • Getting adequate sunlight
  • Soil having sufficient moisture
  • Slope not more than 1:10
  • Without rough stones and/or rubble
  • Place having a distance of 15 feets from an exisitng building or a tree

Preparation of the land to plant a coconut

Follow proper methods when seedling coconut palm

i. Poly Bag

ii. Barc Root

Digging the pit
Right Laying Coconut husks
Laying Coconut husks
Right Filling the pit
Filling the pit
Right Applying fertilizer
Applying fertilizer
Down
  Applying cover
Applying cover
Left Planting
Planting
Left Applying Termite pesticide
Applying Termite pesticide
Down

Measures to be taken after seedling

Application of fertilizer

6 months 640 525 500 1
1 year 765 630 500 2
1 1/2 years 765 630 500 2
2 year 1020 840 500 3
2 1/2 years 1020 840 500 3
3 year 1275 1050 500 4
3 1/2 years 1275 1050 500 4
4 year 1530 1260 500 5


Application of Carbonic Fertilizer

6 months 1 year 2 year 3 year 4 year till reaping
With Cow Dung (Kg) (Moisture 20% - 30%) 5 12 16 20 25
Eppawala Rock Phosphate(Wet and Intermediate Zones) (g) 200 450 600 750 1000
125 300 400 500 625
83 200 267 333 417
30 200 250 325 400
250 250 250 250 250
3 7 9 11 13
200 450 600 750 1000
125 300 400 500 625
83 200 267 333 417
50 120 150 190 225
250 250 250 250 250
5 12 16 20 25
250 250 250 250 250
5 12 16 20 25
275 650 825 1100 1350
175 425 550 700 875
117 283 367 467 583
60 150 200 250 300
250 250 250 250 250


Application of fertilizer for plants

Age of the Coconut tree 6 months 1 year 1 1/2 year 2 year 2 1/2 year 3 year 3 1/2 year 4 year
Radius of fertilizer circle 1 yards 2 yards 2 yards 3 yards 3 yards 3 1/2 yards 3 1/2 yards 5 yards

6 months 1 year 2 year 3 year 4 year till reaping
With Cow Dung (Kg) (Moisture 20% - 30%) 5 12 16 20 25
Eppawala Rock Phosphate(Wet and Intermediate Zones) (g) 200 450 600 750 1000
125 300 400 500 625
83 200 267 333 417
30 200 250 325 400
250 250 250 250 250
OR
With Goat Dung (Kg) (Moisture 20% - 25%) 3 7 9 11 13
Eppawala Rock Phosphate(Wet and Intermediate Zones) (g) 200 450 600 750 1000
125 300 400 500 625
83 200 267 333 417
50 120 150 190 225
250 250 250 250 250
OR
5 12 16 20 25
250 250 250 250 250
OR
5 12 16 20 25
275 650 825 1100 1350
175 425 550 700 875
117 283 367 467 583
60 150 200 250 300
250 250 250 250 250


Density and Distance