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Jack Fruit, Kathal, Artocarpus Heterophyllus ( Grown through seeds ) - Plant

Jackfruit Bear fruit in the summer season. Fruits are nutrient-rich, aromatic, and flavor that summons thoughts of sunny climates.

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About Jack Fruit

Jackfruit or Kathal (Artocarpus heterophyllus) is a plant which probably originated from the Western Ghats in India. Jackfruit tree is a tropical perennial fruit tree. This has flowers are borne on short branches extending from the trunk and older branches.

 

This otherworldly looking oddity has a very thick, rubbery rind with short blunt spikes and up to 500 seeds. The average fruit is around 35 pounds.All parts of the jack-fruit tree produce opalescent, sticky latex and the tree has a very long tap-root.

 

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 24 inch (61 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Fanas, Jackfruit, Kathal
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 80 feet
Flower Colour Pale green
Bloom Time Early Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

 

  • Jackfruit care dictates the removal of dead wood and thinning of the growing jackfruit tree.
  • Pruning to keep the jackfruit at about 15 feet high will also facilitate harvesting.
  • Keep the tree roots damp but not wet.
  • Apply the organic fertilizer in the spring season.

     

    Jack Fruit Care

    Planting is usually done in the month of July-August in rainfed areas and during February-March in irrigated areas. Planting spacing should be 10 X 10 m. Dig pits of 1 m x 1 m x 1 m. Fill in with topsoil mixed with 10 kg of FYM.

    Sunlight Full sun
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Rich, deep and somewhat porous soil.
    Temperature 25 to 35 degree C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.
    Harvest Season Summer

    Jack Fruit Special Feature

    Fruit shaped like an enormous kidney bean, they have pebbled and rough green skin, and their flavour is indescribable. They are sweet and mild and best served cold.

    Jack Fruit Uses

    Medicinal Use:

    • Ripe fruit is a valuable source of carbohydrates with a lesser amount of calcium and phosphate

    Culinary Use:

    • The pulp of the ripe fruit is eaten fresh or in syrup
    • Immature fruit is used for culinary purpose