Culture - Production
Wad’s coconut comes from Kwanyako, Gomoa Gyman in the central region and Ada in the greater Accra region and Krodua in the eastern region of Ghana
Coconut is a large palm, growing up to 30 m tall, with pinnate leaves 4–6 m long, and pinnae 60–90 cm long; old leaves break away cleanly, leaving the trunk smooth.
Coconut trees produce their first fruits between the sixth to eighth year of planting. From the tenth to seventh year each tree can produce between 60 to 180 nuts.
When the nuts arrive at full maturity they fall onto the soil. They are then collected. The husk is removed from the collected coconuts by the help of a machete. The nuts are then transported to Wad.