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Jackfruit Golden Pillow

R350.00

The most commonly consumed part of the jackfruit is the flesh, or otherwise, fruit pods, as this can be eaten when ripe or unripe. The seeds are also safe to eat as they can be added to sweet or savoury dishes, not excluding desserts and curries. It has a sweet and juicy flavour which has been described as a combination of fruits, including apples, mangoes, bananas, and pineapples.

It produces large, elongated, oblong fruit weighing between 15 to 30 kilograms (33 to 66 pounds) or even more.
The fruit’s skin is green when unripe, turning yellow or brown as it ripens.
The flesh of the Golden Pillow Jackfruit is sweet and aromatic and has a custard-like texture, making it a popular fruit for consumption.
It is a versatile fruit used in various culinary dishes, desserts, and snacks.
GROWING TIPS

The Golden Pillow Jackfruit is suitable for tropical and subtropical climates and prefers temperatures between 20°C to 35°C
Plant it in well-draining soil with good fertility, and ensure proper spacing to accommodate its large size.
Provide full sunlight for optimal growth and fruit production. Jackfruit trees require plenty of light.
Water the tree regularly, especially during dry periods, to keep the soil consistently moist.
Fertilize the tree with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer during the growing season to promote healthy growth and fruiting.
Prune the tree to maintain its shape, remove dead or diseased branches, and improve air circulation.
Golden Pillow Jackfruit will take approximately 3 years to bear fruit, so patience is required for the first harvest.
Harvest the fruit when it is fully ripe, which is indicated by a change in skin color and a fragrant aroma.
Growing Golden Pillow Jackfruit can be a rewarding experience, given the delicious and versatile nature of the fruit. Ensure you provide the right growing conditions, such as proper climate, soil, and care, to maximize fruit production and quality.

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The Golden Pillow Jackfruit is a tropical fruit tree that can reach a height of up to 15-20 meters (49-66 feet).

Position

Plant your jackfruit tree in full sun with well-drained soil. It is extremely sensitive to frost and will not do well in drought.

Soil type

Jackfruit trees are not fussy about the soil conditions as it grows well in sandy and rocky soils. 

Fertiliser

To ensure good growth and fruit-bearing, jackfruit trees need high nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium. Fertilise every 1 to 2 months while the tree is young with a high nitrogen fertiliser or manure.

Use our slow-release nitrogen-rich all plant fertiliser Apply 1 teaspoon every 4-5 months.

Use our volcanic rock dust to give your jackfruit tree the required magnesium. 

Mulch

Mulching with pine bark will assist in maintaining the acidity of the soil. Pine Bark mulch is available from Just Berry Plants.

Watering

During warm weather and the growing season, water your jackfruit tree generously 2 to 3 times a month. Jackfruit trees enjoy a constant source of moisture,, although they cannot tolerate wet roots as this will prevent them from bearing fruit.

Pruning

Remove any dead or crossing branches and any foliage or small branches that sprout on larger branches.

Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 20 × 20 × 50 cm
Weight

3

Length

15

Width

15

Height

50

Packaging Type

xlarge_parcel

Maximum

9

Packaging Type 1

large_parcel

Maximum 1

9

Packaging Type 2

medium_parcel

Maximum 2

3

Packaging Type 3

flyer_size

Maximum 3

2

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