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Pink Jack Fruit Plant Grafted

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Original price Rs. 999.00
Original price Rs. 999.00 - Original price Rs. 999.00
Original price Rs. 999.00
Current price Rs. 750.00
Rs. 750.00 - Rs. 750.00
Current price Rs. 750.00

Description:

  1. Scientific Name: Artocarpus heterophyllus

  2. Family: Moraceae

  3. Origin: Native to tropical regions, particularly in South and Southeast Asia.

  4. Tree Characteristics:

    • Height: Can grow up to 8-25 meters tall.
    • Trunk: Typically straight, with a diameter of about 30-80 cm.
    • Bark: Smooth and dark greyish-brown in color.
    • Leaves: Evergreen, glossy, and dark green with a leathery texture. They are usually oblong or oval, measuring 10-20 cm in length.
  5. Fruit Characteristics:

    • Size: The fruit is large, typically weighing between 10-30 kg, but can sometimes reach up to 50 kg.
    • Shape: Oval or oblong, with a spiky outer skin that turns from green to yellow as it ripens.
    • Flesh: Distinctive pink color, sweet, and aromatic. The flesh is divided into multiple bulb-like segments, each containing a seed.
    • Seeds: Edible when cooked, resembling large beans.
  6. Flowering and Fruiting:

    • Flowers: Small, inconspicuous, and clustered on the trunk and large branches. Male and female flowers grow on the same tree.
    • Fruiting Season: Usually bears fruit once a year, with the season varying depending on the region. In tropical climates, it can fruit multiple times a year.
  7. Growing Conditions:

    • Climate: Thrives in tropical and subtropical climates. It requires warm temperatures (25-35°C) and high humidity.
    • Soil: Prefers well-drained, sandy loam or clay loam soils. It is tolerant of a wide range of soil types but performs best in fertile soils.
    • Watering: Requires regular watering, especially during the dry season. However, it is somewhat drought-tolerant once established.
  8. Uses:

    • Culinary: The pink flesh is consumed fresh, used in desserts, or cooked in various dishes. It is also used in vegan and vegetarian cooking as a meat substitute due to its texture.
    • Nutritional: Rich in vitamins A, C, and B-complex, dietary fiber, and antioxidants.
    • Medicinal: Various parts of the plant are used in traditional medicine for their potential health benefits.

The pink jackfruit plant is not only valued for its striking appearance and unique flavor but also for its nutritional and medicinal properties. It adds a colorful twist to the traditional jackfruit, making it a popular choice among fruit enthusiasts and gardeners.