Posted 09 April 2012 - 03:51 PM
If you contact David Romney in Homestead (just about the world authority on coconut growing) he or his daughter Carol, who runs the coconut operations these days, can help you. I believe they sell true Maypans to several wholesalers who might have the size you need.
Big Pine Key, Florida | 24° 40' N 81° 21' W | elev. 3 ft.
Zone 11b | Calcareous substrate
60-year avg annual min. approx. 48F
Jan avg approx. 65/75F, July 83/88F
Historical extreme low: approx. 41F
Natchez, Mississippi | 31° 33' N 91° 24' W | elev. 220 ft.
zone 9a | Downtown/river-adjacent microclimate | Loess substrate
80-year avg annual min. approx. 23F / Last 7 winters: 24 | 27 | 22.8 | 23.3 | 24.1 | 18.4F | 22.7F (2010-11) / airport/outlying area: 8b/19F annual min
Jan avg approx. 43/61F, July 73/93F
Historical extreme lows: 2.5F 1899; 4F 1940; 5F 1989