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. Fertiliser every 1 to 2 months while the tree is young. After that, 3 to 4 times per year is sufficient.
Use our volcanic rock dust to give your jackfruit tree the required magnesium. Otherwise, get magnesium as well for maximum fruit production.
Mulch – Mulching with pine bark will assist in maintaining the acidity of the soil. This 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.