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Jackfruit plant - Jackfruit - Whole leaf artocarp - Artocarpus Heterophyllus

In your package

Biodegradable pot 8 x 8 cm - Plant approximately 20 to 30 cm

The jackfruit or jackfruit, Artocarpus heterophyllus, is a species of trees of the Moraceae family, 10 to 15 m high, and cultivated in most tropical regions, especially for its edible fruits which can reach a weight of between 35 and 50 kg. The species is part of the same botanical genus as the breadfruit, Artocarpus altilis, with which it should not be confused.

The ripe fruit has a mild flavor and a strong, sweet smell, its flesh can be eaten raw or prepared as a jam. You can also prepare the green fruit, as a savory dish. The seeds, which are poisonous raw, are edible roasted or boiled.

Advice and maintenance

Jackfruit grows rapidly, plant it in a pierced pot, drained from gravel. It needs a rich, cool and humus soil. You need a place where you can find sun, heat and humidity. Straw, and protect the young jackfruit from excess humidity.

Possible attacks by certain parasites, mainly in the West Indies, the fungus Rhizopus artocarpi, the jackfruit leafminer Diaphania caesalis and weevils. Control preventively with natural insecticides and fungicides.

Upon receipt of your plants, moisten the pot for a few minutes to rehydrate the roots. Plant immediately with or without the pot by inserting into a suitable hole.

Our engagements

With our gardening category, we strive to make the online sale of exotic plants and shrubs possible for everyone.

Now that 2 years old, Kreyolida ships thousands of plants all over the world to home and professional gardeners.

✔Hundreds of varieties of plants and shrubs including medicinal plants
✔Nearly 3,000 satisfied customers
✔Ancestral knowledge made or transformed in Guadeloupe

Concerned and respectful of our environment, the plants are shipped in biodegradable culture pots made from paper pulp, therefore not requiring transplantation.

At Kreyolida, we strive to use the right methods to protect everyone.

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