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A view of Asthamudi lake through the line of coconut trees from Thevally bridge. The coconut tree is an integral part of the landscape of Kerala. On Kerala tours with Kerala Backwater, you will be wonderstruck by the green landscape covered with coconut palms, their green fronds swaying in the breeze. Coconuts in Kerala are an essential part of the lifestyle of Kerala, they are also an important part of the cuisine of Kerala.
The coconut tree is a very important part of the landscape, traditional lifestyle and economy of Kerala, as you will see when you travel to Kerala
Every part of the coconut tree is used in some way. . The trunk of the coconut tree is used for its wood to make beams in traditional houses and the coconut palm's leaves are used to thatch houses and weave mats, baskets and other useful household items. The husk of the coconut is used to produce coir, which is woven into ropes, doormats and furnishing material. The curved shell of the coconut is used to make spoons and ladles. Every part of the coconut tree is put to some use. Coconuts in Kerala, are more than just a beautiful part of the landscape or an essential element in Kerala cuisine.

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