How to grow Breadfruit

Breadfruit grow and care – 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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How to grow 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 indoor 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

How to grow Breadfruit

Breadfruit plant

Breadfruit fruits

Breadfruit tree


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Fruit
Culinary uses
  • Cooked
Flower colors
  • Green flower
  • Tropics Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
  • Ornamental plants
  • Shade tree
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 13

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