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 Height24 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

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    How to plant a jackfruit tree?

    To plant Jack fruit tree consider the following points 1. To grow Jack fruit tree in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for more than 6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water. General caring tips- Plant should get more than 6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July). Note - For further details check the product description.

    Does jackfruit grow in india?

    Jack fruit is originated in India therefore it grows well in Indian climatic conditions

    How to grow jackfruit plant?

    Jack fruit Plant is grown by seed, layering, budding and grafting. Consider the following points to grow plant. 1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July).

    Do jackfruit grow on trees?

    Yes, Jack fruit grows on the trunk of the plant.

    Where does jackfruit grow?

    Jack fruit grow in outdoor growing conditions and require more than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight.

    Can you plant jackfruit seeds?

    Yes, But trees may take 10 years to bear fruits therefore vegetative method of propagation is best for growing Jack fruit.


    Monday, 16 March 2020

    Quick delivery, good price

    Neera Kalra

    Tuesday, 03 March 2020

    Thank you very much. Love your company and site.

    Matisha Bali

    Saturday, 22 February 2020

    What can i do to maintain my plant?

    Kalyani Mukherjee

    Tuesday, 18 February 2020

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

    Sangeeta Chaudhry

    Tuesday, 26 November 2019

    Bit price is high but it s amazing plant, sun is not required only lighting is enough at any conditions even room light is enough for this plant.

    Laxmi Lucky

    Friday, 22 November 2019

    I can see the love and care that goes into shipping my plants, thanks nurserylive.

    Marudadu RajyaLakshmi

    Thursday, 21 November 2019

    Some leaves are green and some leaves are greenish yellow but anyway it looks great!

    Dhiraj Gome

    Thursday, 21 November 2019

    I m really impressed with this plant properties.


    Wednesday, 13 November 2019

    Very good garden plants, worth enough for normal gardening. Got for deal price.

    Joshi Prisy

    Wednesday, 06 November 2019

    This is easy to grow with low maintenance requirements

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    Saturday, 02 November 2019

    Very nice plant. Beautiful plant. Nurserylive service very good replace policy is very very good.?


    Saturday, 19 October 2019

    Thanks Nurserylive. i could not get this product in my area without you!

    Pinky Jain

    Thursday, 17 October 2019

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

    bhavin shukla

    Tuesday, 08 October 2019

    Thank you so much... gifted to someone special and he likes it a lot

    rishika thakur

    Saturday, 05 October 2019

    Versatile plant that can be kept in sunny or semi-shade environments

    Aarti Khadilkar

    Tuesday, 01 October 2019

    Got all healthy plants..thanks

    Angita Thomas

    Sunday, 01 July 2018

    Can be kept in semi shade areas

    Santhosh Santy

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    As good as shown in the website, plant is healthy. Packing was awesome.

    Sindhoora Yalla

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    Perfectly OK for indoor use with artificial lighting.

    Manisha Sharma

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

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

    Kishor Shah

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    Simply love the plant....healthy n beautiful!!....Thankyou for the free gifts!!


    Saturday, 23 June 2018

    Young ones adapt better

    Navinsinh Valjibha Bhati

    Monday, 18 June 2018

    Plant is in good health.. I m really happy with this little one.

    Roopam Shahi

    Sunday, 17 June 2018

    M vry hapy wid d plants..... its so b ful ...... just want to know how often have to sprinkle water in it..

    Sandeep Pande

    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    Is it suitable for office premises with no fresh air space

    Leena Skaria

    Saturday, 09 June 2018

    Pot seems to be really small. DO I have to shift the plan to the bigger pot as it starts growing in a few months?

    Roopam Shahi

    Friday, 08 June 2018

    Do you provide the plant with soil, and in grown condition?

    Sandy Karora

    Friday, 08 June 2018

    Excellent service and good product. Well packed and well delivered. Though few leaves were fallen but plant was almost ok.

    Manisha Sharma

    Thursday, 07 June 2018

    I bought this in January and it is in good condition I must say.


    Thursday, 07 June 2018

    All product purchased give me full satisfaction,same time,save money

    Mohd Mrcpch

    Thursday, 07 June 2018

    Just too beautiful! Plant is very positive and green...Feeling so good

    Rajinder Ahuja

    Sunday, 03 June 2018

    Wow nice plants and delivered in great condition..

    Gaurav Narwania

    Saturday, 02 June 2018

    Plant is in good health.. I m really happy with this little one.

    Ashish Bhujbal

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Grown in coco-peat and hence requires less water while being relatively insect free.

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    Tuesday, 29 May 2018

    I want 2 purchase more of this so please provide this product on last offered dicounted price.


    Sunday, 27 May 2018

    I purchased a plant online from nursery live and received it in a very perfect condition, Thanks nurserylive team

    Santosh Choudhary

    Friday, 25 May 2018

    What a great experience from start to finish.

    Anita Srivastava

    Sunday, 20 May 2018

    Pot seems to be really small. DO I have to shift the plan to the bigger pot as it starts growing in a few months?

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    Friday, 18 May 2018

    Fresh and beautiful, Must buy!


    Thursday, 17 May 2018

    excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though.


    Monday, 14 May 2018

    Fresh and beautiful, Must buy!

    Kavinilavu Chandrasekaran

    Monday, 14 May 2018

    "I ve bought quite a few of these and are growing very well.

    Ankit Bharara

    Sunday, 13 May 2018

    How crazy that we all have plants on the mind.

    Parvati Gujju

    Friday, 04 May 2018

    Thanks for the extra seeds

    Rita Sharma

    Wednesday, 11 April 2018

    Plant received looks good. However, exact review can be given after the plant starts to grow.


    Saturday, 06 January 2018

    A happy customer ?? But like could the rate be a bit reasonably else all good ... thanks

    Kiran Mayi

    Sunday, 26 November 2017

    Ideal plant for green gift

    Yashika Bisht

    Wednesday, 30 August 2017

    I like very much this product.also i received a free gift on my order,i suggest everyone to buy N.L.

    Chhavi Parashar

    Monday, 21 August 2017

    They are the most beautiful, glossy, healthy plants I ve ever seen.

    Dhiraj Gome

    Monday, 07 August 2017

    Plant reached in excellent condition along with promised pot

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