Jack Fruit, Tree of Uttarashadha Nakshatra, Sagittarius or Dhanu Rashi - 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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Jack Fruit, Kathal, Artocarpus Heterophyllus ( Grown through seeds ) Plant
 

Description for Jack Fruit, Kathal, Artocarpus Heterophyllus ( Grown through seeds )

Plant height: 19 - 29 inches
Plant spread: 4 - 6 inches

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.

Common name(s): Fanas, Jackfruit, Kathal
Flower colours: Pale green
Bloom time: Early Summer
Max reachable height: Up to 80 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and 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
Soil: Rich, deep and somewhat porous soil.
Water: Moderately
Temperature: 25 to 35 degree C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer.

Caring for Jack Fruit

  • 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.

Harvesting

Summer

Typical uses of Jack Fruit

Special features: 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.

Culinary use: The pulp of the ripe fruit is eaten fresh or in syrup. Immature fruit is used for culinary purpose.

Medicinal use: Ripe fruit is a valuable source of carbohydrates with a lesser amount of calcium and phosphate.

References

  • http://rfcarchives.org.au/Next/Fruits/Jakfruit/JackfruitCultiv2-84.htm
  • http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/jackfruit-trees/growing-jackfruit-trees.htm


Reviews

Monday, 16 March 2020

Plant was healthy and growing.Delivered in well packed protective method. Appreciable. Thank you

Indrajeet

Wednesday, 04 March 2020

Have never ordered plants on line before but want to tell you how absolutely thrilled I am with the plants.

DEEPTIRANI ROUT

Monday, 24 February 2020

My plants are thriving! Will definitely buy this plant again when needed.

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