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Trade Winds Fruit


Artocarpus integer
a.k.a. Cempedak  

Small, cylindrical fruit with fairly smooth skin. Pulp has a sweet, juicy, yet creamy texture. Less fibrous and acidic than the jackfruit.

Description: Large rainforest-native tree.

Hardiness: Unknown.

Growing Environment: Needs heavy irrigation year-round.

Propagation: By seeds.

Uses: Eaten fresh and used to make ice cream. Young fruits are eaten as vegetables.

Native Range: Native to Malaysia and Indonesia.