Overview of oil palm
Oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) can grow well in the tropics and in the an altitude of 0-500 m above sea level with a humidity of 80-90%. Oil palm requires a stable climate with rainfall, 2000-2500 mm a year. The oil palm fruit are small. It is about 6-20 gr and bunches of about 10-40 kg, which a bunch holds about 200-400 fruits.