Artocarpus sarawakensis Fruit

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About Artocarpus sarawakensis Fruit
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About Artocarpus sarawakensis Fruit(Artocarpus)

Artocarpus sarawakensis is an evergreen tree growing up to 25 metres tall. The tree is harvested from the wild for its edible fruit, which is eaten locally.An excellent flavour, the flesh is sweet, juicy, free of fibre and melts in the mouth . The subglobose fruit is about 5cm in diameter As already stated, pingan is not a very commonly growing plant and is not at all under cultivation. Therefore more trees of this good tasting fruits needs to be planted to save it from extinction.

Judging from the climate prevailing in its area of occurrence, this fruit will grow in at places having hot and humid climate. It should possible to propagate it by seed and air layering like it other relatives of the genus Artocarpus. .

Propagation : seed