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Scientific classification

  • Scientific Name:       Artocarpus Heterophyllus
  • English Name:      Jack Tree,Jackfruit,Jakfruit,Jak,Jack,
  • Family:      Moraceae
  • Genus:      Artocarpus
  • Type:      Evergreen Tree
  • Country Of Origin:     China

The jackfruit, also called pineapple, is a famous tropical fruit in the world. It is a species of tree in the Artocarpus genus of the mulberry family It is an evergreen tree, native to India which is located in the tropical area of Asia.

The jackfruit is very big and long oval in light yellow. It is the heaviest fruit in the world. It is 5-20kg in general but can be over 50kg. The pulp of the fruit is fleshy, soft, sweet and fragrant. Therefore it is praised as "queen of tropical fruits".