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INTERESTING SEED FACTS | THE largest seed in the world is the double coconut. It can measure up to 50cm (1.6ft) around the middle | SEEDS provide the world's daily food.
Further information, an events map and a free poster can be found on the Tree Council's website, www.treecouncil.org.uk GROWING TREES FOR THE NEXT GENERATION CAN BE A REAL COMMUNITY PROJECT INTERESTING SEED FACTS | THE largest seed in the world is the double coconut. It can measure up to 50cm (1.6ft) around the middle | SEEDS provide the world's daily food.
| Further information, an events map and a free poster can be found on the Tree Council's website, www.treecouncil.org.uk INTERESTING SEED FACTS | THE largest seed in the world is the double coconut. It can measure up to 50cm (1.6ft) around the middle | SEEDS provide the world's daily food.
| Further information, an events map and a free poster can be found on the Tree Council's website, www.treecouncil.org.uk | THE largest seed in the world is the double coconut. It can measure up to 50cm (1.6ft) around the middle | SEEDS provide the world's daily food.
Legend has it that sailors who first discovered the double coconut floating in the sea thought it resembled a woman's buttocks.
Visitors can see demonstrations and gawk at tropical seeds from around the world including the largest seed on the planet (double coconut).
He was referring to the mysterious plant, said to grow underwater, that occasionally presented the people of the Maldive Islands and the Malabar, Sri Lankan, and even Insulindian coastlines with its extremely unusual fruit, the coco de mer or double coconut. They appeared from time to time, as if by magic, stranded on a beach: enormous coconuts with a sexually suggestive form that came, according to popular belief, from a fantastic palm tree growing at the bottom of the ocean, as the plant bearing them had never been found growing anywhere.
35 of an ounce whilst the single-seeded fruit of the double coconut can weigh 40 pounds.
l Eden has an example of the largest seed in the world - a rare double coconut from the Seychelles.
Natives of the Seychelle Islands in the Indian Ocean, where the giant 20kg double coconuts grow, believe they look like women's bottoms.