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Growing Zones: 4-8 patio / 9-11 outdoors



Growing Zones 9-11 outdoors
This plant is recommended for zones: 9-11 outdoors
(green area above)

You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

50-70 ft.

Mature Width:

20-30 ft.

Sunlight:

full-Partial

Drought Tolerance:

Moderate

Botanical Name:

Artocarpus heterophyllus

Does Not Ship To:

AZ

Harvest over 100 pounds of fruit every season

The Jackfruit is easy to spot with its unique green rind that’s covered with soft spikes and its large oblong shape. Since Jackfruits can weigh anywhere between ten to fifty pounds, they stand out against smaller tropical fruit. Once they’re spotted, they quickly sell out because people can’t get enough of this versatile, delicious fruit.

The Jackfruit is an excellent source of nutrition because they contain protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, B vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium and more to fuel your body with energy and to naturally boost your immune system. 

Once a Jackfruit is cut open you can pick their rich, creamy flesh away from the seeds to enjoy for a fresh, juicy snack. The pulp tastes like a sweet banana mixed with the tang of mango and pineapples. It’s perfect for adding to smoothies and ice cream. When this tropical fruit turns from a shade of yellow to light green then its flesh is at its sweetest and softest point. 

If you harvest your fruit before it’s ripe, the flesh will have a harder texture similar to an apple and has a more bitter taste. When cooked in a pan or on the grill like barbecue, it gains the texture and flavor of pulled pork, serving as a delicious meat substitute. They’re popular to use in curry, tacos, sandwiches and more.  

While Jackfruit Trees are native to warm tropical climates, they also love growing indoors. If you live outside of growing zones 9 – 11, place your tree in a container and bring it indoors for the winter. Once it warms up again, place your tree back outdoors to soak up some rays. 

Their glossy, wide and flat tropical leaves will add bursts of color to your favorite room. Plus, the Jackfruit’s beauty only intensifies when they erupt with large green blooms every spring, before turning into large, unique fruit.

Jackfruit Trees are tough and low maintenance. They only need to sit by a large sunny window and need little water to thrive while producing tons of healthy and savory fruit. 





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My is good. Very good condition. I will buy more from this website. One tree is damaged during the shipping but they told me, they will send me another one. Good customer service
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August 24, 2016
Stanton, CA
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Arrived looking awesome and within two days after following instructions, leaves were dead or dying. Continuing to baby and will see if it recovers MN
July 25, 2016
Kingsbury, TX
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Growing Zone:
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Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Jackfruit Tree



Step 1: Dig Your Hole


Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Jackfruit Tree.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.

Planting & Care

Step 2: Place Your Plant


Next, separate the roots of your Jackfruit Tree gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3: Backfill Your Hole


As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Jackfruit Tree again after the transplant is complete.


Questions & Answers

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I love this fruit and to have it in my garden would be so nice
Anita T on Sep 20, 2016
Because I like the taste of it
Peter L on Aug 16, 2016
I love this fruit and to have it in my garden would be so nice
Anita T on Sep 20, 2016
This sounds like a very interesting fruit...am looking forward to trying it
Debi R on Aug 28, 2016
Because I like the taste of it
Peter L on Aug 16, 2016
Interesting tree.
Frank Z on Aug 6, 2016
Love jackfruit but hesitate to grow although we live in zone 9. Since your nursery guarantee one year survival, I hope it will survive at least first year so we don't have to return for refund or replacement.
Celine Q on Jul 16, 2016
I want to introduce my small town, friends and family to this tropical tree. Also this plant is unavailable in my area.
Kevin S on Jul 8, 2016
This sounds like a very interesting fruit...am looking forward to trying it
Debi R on Aug 28, 2016
Interesting tree.
Frank Z on Aug 6, 2016
Will this tree be okay to grow in Michigan?
Rabbi on May 22, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The outdoor growing zones are 9-11. Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
http://www.fast-growing-trees.com/USDA-Plant-Hardiness-Zone-Map.htm
How long before it begins fruiting?
Hannah O on May 21, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I was told by customer support that it takes three years to fruit, and that it grows 5 feet per year.
Dear Custer Service: Are your jackfruit trees grafted? Please answer my question ASAP because I'm going to order one. Thanks.
Eddie on Aug 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: They are propagated from the mother plant.
So what variety is this Jackfruit tree?
Todd D on Aug 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: We carry the Golden Nugget.
Will this tree be okay to grow in nipomo california?...
Saul T on Oct 4, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The outdoor growing zones are 9-11 . Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
http://www.fast-growing-trees.com/USDA-Plant-Hardiness-Zone-Map.htm
Can we grow jackfruit in state of. California?
Mllet on Oct 11, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The outdoor growing zones are 9-11. Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
http://www.fast-growing-trees.com/USDA-Plant-Hardiness-Zone-Map.htm
For zones 4-8 you would need to bring them indoors in the winter.
When is the Best time to plant a jackfruit?
Saul T on Oct 4, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Late Spring or early Summer is the best time to plant.
Will it grow in south west pa. The Jack fruit tree ?
Magtop on Sep 19, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The outdoor growing zones are 9-11. Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
http://www.fast-growing-trees.com/USDA-Plant-Hardiness-Zone-Map.htm
How long dose it take to give fruit?
Juan E on Sep 11, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It can take 3-6 years to bear fruit.

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