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Artocarpus altilis

Classification

Order: Urticales
   Family: Moraceae
            Genus: Artocarpus
                        Specie: Artocarpus altilis

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained humus-rich soil

Features: Large leaves and fruit

Uses: Food crop Shade tree Tropical gardens

Zones:

Description: Famous as the crop that led to the mutiny on the Bounty, the fruit of this species of probable East Asian origin is a staple in many tropical diets. It is usually sterile, which is why Bligh and his crew were carrying potted trees, not seeds. This

Growth Habit: Large spreading crown

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