How to grow Breadfruit

Breadfruit growing tree of the genus Artocarpus also known as Artocarpus altilis or Bread fruit, Breadfruit perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant and grow in tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 13+.

Leaves color green lobed shape, big leaves 20-50+ cm.

Flower color green, male and female, the male bloom first after the female.

Breadfruit fruits

Fruit edible in green color the fruit on the fruit there is little like spines, some cultivars is seedless.

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Requirements for Breadfruit growing and care:

Moist, big amount of water

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
10-20 m, 30-60 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
All year

General information about the flower
Green flowers, male and female, the male bloom first after the female

Pollination is done by:

Edible Fruit

Fruit harvest season:
All year mostly,  Summer / Autumn

Fruits pests or diseases:
Brown spot

What can be done with big quantities of Breadfruit fruits?
Cooked, roasted, baked

Work requirements on the fruit:

How long does it take to bear fruit?
3-6 years

Ripening of fruit:
Can take more than year

Scientific name:

Artocarpus altilis

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone