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How long do coconuts last? Ive had a coconut for about 6 weeks (the small brown ones with the husk on them). Is it still any good?

asked by ceejery about 4 years ago
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A9f88177 5a41 4b63 8669 9e72eb277c1a  waffle3
added about 4 years ago

There's only one way to find out, open it up and take a look and a sniff. If you search the Hotline, you'll find at least one recent discussion about the subject.

8a5161fb 3215 4036 ad80 9f60a53189da  buddhacat
added about 4 years ago

I am assuming the whole husk is intact, not the coconuts that have had the husk taken off on the top. I have heard different things - from a year (I am doubtful of that) to four months. The key is that they stay in a cool place. I agree with ChefOno, the only way to know is opening up and taking a sniff. You will know immediately if it is moldy.

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added 1 day ago

Totally agree with the other answers. There's no real way of knowing until you open it up. If the meat is no good, you can always turn the shell into a coconut bowl. See @coconutbowls on instagram for a what I mean. They have a website too