Description: The jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus), also known as jack tree, jackfruit, or sometimes simply jack or jak is a species of tree in the mulberry and fig family (Moraceae). jackfruit tree is well suited to tropical lowlands, and its fruit is the largest tree-borne fruit, reaching as much as 35 kg (80 lb) in weight, 90 cm (35 in) in length, and 50 cm (20 in) in diameter. The jackfruit tree is a widely cultivated and popular food item throughout the tropical regions of the world. Jackfruit is the national fruit of Bangladesh, by name Kathal (কাঁঠাল) in Bengali language. The Jackfruit tree can produce about 100 to 200 fruits in a year. Jackfruit have a distinctive, sweet and fruity aroma. The flesh of the jackfruit is starchy and fibrous and is a source of dietary fiber. Jackfruit seeds are rich in protein. The fruit is also rich in vitamin B6, potassium, calcium, and iron. While unripe fruits are green, they turn light brown and spread a strong sweet, fruity smell once ripe. it is also rich in energy, dietary fiber, minerals, and vitamins and free from saturated fats or cholesterol, making it one of the healthy summer treats to relish!
Care:The tree grows best under tropical humid and rainy climates but rarely survives cold and frosty conditions.
Jack fruit tree
- Product Code: PL-jack-fruit-tree
- Availability: In Stock
- Ex Tax: 349₹