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Breadfruit, Artocarpus Altilis, Bakri Chajhar - Plant

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Bread Fruit is such a huge producer of food and low in manual labour because its a fruit tree.

Its a great substitute for potatoes or any other starchy vegetable.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Breadfruit tree.
Maximum Reachable Height 85 feet.
Bloom Time In India breadfruit trees flower in March, and the fruiting season lasts from June to July.
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting and care

  • Mulching with the large fallen leaves and other organic materials is beneficial and provides nutrients, protects roots, and helps keep the soil moist during dry periods.
  • The tree can readily be pruned and shaped to keep it low and make harvesting easier.
  • Breadfruit care

    Amend soil with organic material prior to planting and dig a hole wide enough to accommodate the root ball of the young plant.

    Sunlight Full sun, part shade is acceptable when trees are young.
    Watering During their establishment period, which is generally six months to a year, breadfruit trees require regular and thorough watering. Keep the soil moist thereafter.
    Soil Deep, fertile, well-drained soils, some varieties are adapted to the shallow sandy soils of coral atolls are also good.
    Temperature It flourishes at 21 to 32 C and does not yield well where the temperature exceeds 40 or drops to 5 C.
    Fertilizer Water-soluble fertilizer (20-20-20): Twice per week at 200ppm.
    Harvest Season Pick fruits from the tree when they are yellow to yellow-brown in color and release latex droplets through the skin.

    Breadfruit uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The trees support sustainable agriculture, improve soil conditions and watersheds, and provide food security
    • Breadfruit trees also give shelter

    Medicinal Use:

    • Breadfruits are a much healthier alternative to bread, potato, rice, or meat
    • Breadfruit is high in carbs and fiber, but low in fat

    Culinary Use:

    • The fruit can be cooked and eaten at all stages of growth; from small and immature, to starchy mature; to ripe when it is soft and sweet
    • The fresh fruit can baked, boiled, roasted, or steamed
    • There are numerous ways to prepare delicious dishes based on breadfruit
    • Breadfruit is high in energy from carbohydrates and low in fat
    • It is a good source of fibre, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, potassium, thiamine, and niacin

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is bread fruit tree?

    Bread fruit are evergreen, perennials with glossy, green leaves, with bright yellow to light green mid rib and main veins, and short hairs mainly on the lower surface.

    Where does bread fruit grow?

    You can plant a Bread fruit tree preferably outdoors at a spot receiving below growing conditions for the plant.
    1. Natural direct bright sunlight for more than 6 hours a day.
    2. Soil should be nutrient rich and well drained.
    3. Apply Water when soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch.

    How does bread fruit grow?

    Bread fruit Plant is grown by seed. Consider the following points to grow plant.
    1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of natural 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.

    Note - For further details check the product description on

    Does bread fruit grow underground?

    No, Fruits are grown on trees.

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