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Monkey Jackruit

Artocarpus rigidus

Medium sized fruit (3-4"), with yellow-orange, mildly spiny skin. Pulp is orange, sub-acid, and lacking odor, unlike most other Artocarpus species.

Seed Availability

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Description

Very large tree, over 100ft when mature.

Hardiness

Unknown. Probably not frost hardy.

Growing Environment

Little cultural information is available, although the tree is supposedly a bit hardier than the common jackfruit, and can be used as a rootstock for the jackfruit.

Propagation

By seed. Seeds must be planted immediately upon harvest.

Uses

Fruits are eaten fresh.

Native Range

Native to Burma, Malaysia, (peninsular and Borneo), and Indonesia (Sumatra, Java). The tree is cultivated in parts of Southeast Asia.

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