Common Name: Jack tree, Kathal (Hindi)
Botanical Name: Artocarpus heterophyllus
Other names: Artocarpus heterophyllus
Origin: India (Western ghats), Malaysia (Rainforest)
What's special? Welcome to the world of Jackfruit, the largest tree fruit of the world. This sweet & tangy flavored fruit with spiky outer skin is a major source of calories and carbs for many people. Its rich protein content, along with fiber and antioxidants, is responsible for most of its health benefits. There is a saying that a single tree of Jackfruit is enough for feed 10 families and its huge branches will provide shade, shelter to many birds. This out of the world commodity is the national fruit of Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, as well as the state fruit of the Indian states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. This tree, which lives up to 100 years of age, is truly a blessing of nature.
Growth Habits: Between 33 - 66 feet high
Soil Requirement: Loamy, moist and well drained soil
Watering Schedule: Water regularly
Light condition: Full sunlight (5- 6 hours a day)
Ideal Temperature: Between 16 - 32 degree Celsius
Repotting instructions: Repotting is important at the initial stages. It should be done with proper care and use new soil while doing it.
Suitable Locations: Any outdoor place, like gardens, landscape places, properties, etc.
Caring Tips:• Choose a large open space which receives clear sun to plant Jackfruit. • Always place the plant where the drainage is good and there are no chances of waterlogging. • Jackfruit trees are very easy to care but make sure that you keep them at a place of ample sunlight.