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Artocarpus heterophyllus MV2 (Jackfruit)

Artocarpus heterophyllus MV2 (Jackfruit)

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The jackfruit, also known as jack tree, is a species of tree in the fig, mulberry, and breadfruit family, Moraceae. Jackfruit is a tropical fruit native to Southeast Asia. Its origin is in the region between the Western Ghats of southern India, all of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and the rainforests of the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia.

This variety is from the Maldives, and have very sweet and large fruits. It is the largest tree-borne fruit in the world, with some fruits weighing up to 80 pounds. The fruit has a spiky, green exterior and a yellow, fleshy interior. The flesh is sweet and has a unique flavor that is often compared to a combination of pineapple, banana, and mango. Jackfruit can be eaten raw or cooked, and is often used in curries, desserts, and other dishes. It is also a popular vegan meat substitute due to its texture and flavor. Jackfruit is high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals, and is a good source of energy.

The variety MV2 is from the Maldives, and have very sweet and large fruits. All plants are seed grown and will take 3-5 years to mature and bear fruit. In ideal conditions they are known to fruit at 1.5-2 years.

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