Jackfruit is a member of the Artocarpus family. Its botanical name is Artocarpus heterophyllus. The scientific name epithet heterophyllus means 'with leaves of different kinds'.
Related to the mulberry this fruit can attain weight from 30 to 40 pounds. The inside is very aromatic. The skin is spiky and green.Jackfruit grows as an evergreen and is an edible fruit. Being an evergreen plant, it will keep its leaves throughout the year. Normally grows with a tree habit.
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Jackfruit so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Jackfruit so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Jackfruit plants: