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The coconut has long been harvested for its oil, coir and flesh for endless types of use. We’ve come to learn that it’s also an excellent aid in plant growth – with scientific research suggesting synthetic rooting agents and growth boosters should be replaced with coconut water. Read more about the articles here.
It is, after all, a seed to one of the largest plants on earth. Everything inside coconut water is there to extensively nourish a plant and ensure vigorous growth.
Groconut’s unpasteurized formula contains phytohormones which help boost and regulate plant growth:
• Auxin: Promotes cell division, stem and root growth.
• Cytokinins: Stimulates cell division in leaf and shoot growth, as well as stimulating outgrowth of axillary buds.
• Gibberellins: Increases the speed of germination and stimulates cell elongation. Also encourages flowering.
• Abscisic acid: Promotes root growth.
• Salicylic acid: Promotes thermogenesis (the ability to self-regulate temperature) and increases resistance to disease.
It also contains macro and micronutrients that play essential roles in healthy plant development:
Iron is a constituent of several enzymes and some pigments, and assists in nitrate and sulfate reduction and energy production within the plant. Although iron is not used in the synthesis of chlorophyll (the green pigment in leaves), it is essential for its formation. This explains why plants deficient in iron show chlorosis in the new leaves.
Boron plays a key role in a diverse range of plant functions including cell wall formation and stability, maintenance of structural and functional integrity of biological membranes, movement of sugar or energy into growing parts of plants, and pollination and seed set.
Copper is essential in plant respiration and assists in plant metabolism of carbohydrates and proteins. activates some enzymes in plants which are involved in lignin synthesis and it is essential in several enzyme systems. It is also required in the process of photosynthesis. Copper also serves to intensify flavor and color in vegetables and color in flowers.
Manganese is used in plants as a major contributor to various biological systems including photosynthesis, respiration, and nitrogen assimilation. Manganese is also involved in root cell elongation, resistance to root pathogens, pollen germination and pollen tube growth.
Selenium is an essential plant micronutrient and has been repetedly shown to enhance crop growth and crop tolerance to abiotic stresses when applied in trace amounts. Au/NZ soils are naturally deficient in selenium, so adding this into your fruit and veggie gardens will provide more nutritious yeilds.
Zinc is an important component of various enzymes that are responsible for driving many metabolic reactions in plant growth. Growth and development would stop if specific enzymes were not present in plant tissue. Carbohydrate, protein, and chlorophyll formation is significantly reduced in zinc-deficient plants. Therefore, a constant and continuous supply of zinc is needed for optimum growth and maximum yield.
MOLYBDENUM <2 mg/kg
Molybdenum is only required in very small amounts but it is important for nitrogen metabolism. Without molybdenum, plants may be able to take up nitrogen but if it’s in the form of a nitrate (NO3‑) they can’t process it and use it for it’s intended purpose (to make amino acids and proteins for instance).
COBALT <2 mg/kg
Cobalt is an essential component of several enzymes and co-enzymes. It has been shown to affect growth and metabolism of plants, in different degrees, depending on the concentration and status of cobalt in rhizosphere and soil. Cobalt interacts with other elements to form complexes.
CALCIUM 167 mg/100g
Calcium is an essential element needed for growth and development of plants under both non-stressed and stress conditions. It thereby fulfills a dual function, being not only an important factor for cell wall and membrane stability, but also serving as a second messenger in many developmental and physiological processes.
MAGNESIUM 11 mg/100g
Magnesium is the central atom in the chlorophyll molecule, and therefore necessary for plant tissue production growth.
Nitrogen in a way could be termed “a backbone” of plants going by what it does in plants. It is important in growth and development of vital plant tissues and cells like the cell membranes and chlorophyll, is essential in plant processes such as photosynthesis, and is a component of nucleic acid that forms DNA a genetic material.
PHOSPHOROUS 124 mg/100g
Phosphorous is essential for the general health and vigor of all plants. Some specific growth factors that have been associated with phosphorus are: stimulated root development, increased stalk and stem strength, improved flower formation in seed production, earlier crop maturity, and increased crop quality.
POTASSIUM 169 mg/100g
Potassium is associated with the movement of water, nutrients and carbohydrates in plant tissue. It’s involved with enzyme activation within the plant, which affects protein, starch and adenosine triphosphate (ATP) production. It increases root growth, maintains turgor, aids in photosynthesis and energy formation, reduces respiration, preventing energy losses, and enhances translocation of sugars and starch.
VITAMIN C 1.7 mg/100g
Vitamin C is an essential antioxidant in plants which provides protection against the harmful side-effects of light during photosynthesis, the process by which light energy is used to convert carbon dioxide into plant matter.
SULFUR (acid soluble) 0.2%
Sulfur produces lignin (gives the plant stability and strength, as well as aiding in water transportation) and pectin (helps keep the walls of adjacent cells joined together). It also helps produce chlorophyll and aids in the metabolism of nitrogen.
Hundreds of studies have recognized the extraordinary results of plant growth when given water from young green coconuts. We’ve researched and extracted information from reliable and trusted sources for you to review below.
“After a thorough evaluation, the results of the study showed that coconut water can be utilized as root setting medium in Rhizopora stylosa propagation. The results also showed that coconut water has comparable properties to commercial rooting hormones. Rooting characteristics of Rhizopora stylosa hypocotyls was enhanced when soaked in coconut water within 4-6 hours before planting. … This study presents how wastes products can be utilized to another high- value byproduct. Aside from enhancing plant growth and development, coconut water can be utilized as alternative to synthetic plant growth hormones which is environmentally friendly and economically viable. It is very much recommended that gardeners and plant growers should utilized coconut water as root setting medium in growing ornamental and horticultural plants. Instead of throwing it away, coconut farmers should also utilize coconut water in growing other crops.“*
“Coconut water or coconut liquid endosperm is a refreshing beverage, which provides important health benefits. The chemical components which contribute to its bioactivity are essential to the plant industry, biotechnology and biomedical fields. As coconut water contains many known and uncharacterized plant growth regulators (PGRs or phytohormones), it is traditionally used as a growth supplement in plant tissue culture/micropropagation.” **
“Results of the experiment revealed that formulated coconut water could be used as alternative fertilizer. The following were observed: (1) The formulated coconut water is comparable to the commercial liquid fertilizer based on the physico-chemical tests conducted; (2) Formulated coconut water is as effective as the commercial liquid fertilizer in terms of its effect on height, fresh weight, and number of leaves of pechay; (3) Commercial liquid fertilizer and formulated coconut water are almost comparable in terms of their effects on soil pH, soil organic matter, and soil available phosphorus.” ***
“The results obtained from this study, revealed that the rooting of … cuttings was enhanced when dipped in coconut water for 5 minutes” ****
“For plant height, plant cultured on medium supplemented with coconut water from fresh green fruits had height of 18 cm but those cultured on medium with BAP had a height of 15 cm at 16 weeks.” *****
*International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN (Online): 2319-7064 Index Copernicus Value (2015): 78.96 | Impact Factor (2015): 6.391
**A. Baque, Y. Shin, T. Elshmari , E. Lee, K. Paek, Effect of light quality, sucrose and coconut water concentration on the microporpagation of Calanthe hybrids (‘Bukduseong’ × ‘Hyesung’ and ‘Chunkwang’ × ‘Hyesung’) Md. Australian Journal of Crop Science
***Yong, Jean & Ge, Liya & Tan, Swee. (2011). THE COMPOSITION OF PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS IN COCONUT (COCOS NUCIFERA L.) WATER. 38th Plant Growth Regulation Society of America (2011) annual conference, At Chicago, USA.
****R. M Roldan (1995) Liquid fertilizer formulated from coconut water: its effect on the growth and yield of pechay and on soil properties, Centro Escolar Univ., Manila, Philippines..
*****J.N. Buah and P. Agu-Asare, 2014. Coconut Water from Fresh and Dry Fruits as an Alternative to BAP in the in vitro Culture of Dwarf Cavendish Banana. Journal of Biological Sciences, 14: 521-526.
******O. A. Ibironke (2017) Response of Selected Ornamentals to Rooting Hormone in Different Propagating Media, Department of Crop, Soil and Pest Management, the Federal University of Technology, P.M.B 704 Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.