The Coconut Tree
The coconut tree is thought to be one of the most valuable trees in the world. It is mostly found by the sea where there is a hot and wet climate. The coconuts often fall into the sea and float on the water until they reach another beach, where more trees then begin to grow. Holiday makers often see the coconut tree as no more than an attractive sun umbrella that provides shade . However, this amazing tree has hundreds of uses and more are still being discovered. People have made houses, boats and baskets from the coconut tree’s wood and leaves for centuries. Even today, if you take a look in your cupboards, you will find coconut oil in products as different as medicine and desserts.