giant leaves …
The leaves of the coconut palm are possibly record-breaking.
When a coconut palm is fully grown and is growing in an optimum position, it not only produces large quantities of tasty coconuts, but also leaves with gigantic dimensions: Each individual leaf is between 4 and 7 metres long and around 1 metre wide. A really large car is around 5 metres long. These giant coconut leaves weigh between 10 and 15 kg.
The green of the coconut leaves against the blue sky soothes the soul …
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