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bradflorida

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A jackfruit named Irma
« on: September 10, 2017, 06:38:27 PM »
When we evacuated Sarasota from the hurricane, I decided to cut one of the jackfruit from my tree that was close to being mature.  I was afraid it might not survive the storm. 

It was evacuated to West Palm Beach, and my kids decided to name it Irma.

62 pounds.

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Re: A jackfruit named Irma
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2017, 02:42:42 AM »
Holy crap Brad! Thats awesome! How sweet of your Girls to name it- gotta go with that...and yes, I would buy a few in remembrance. Stay safe and best regards, Chris

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Re: A jackfruit named Irma
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2017, 05:52:30 PM »
The tree that this fruit came from snapped just above where the fruit was. 

This is what's left of it after I cut it just below the damaged area.


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Re: A jackfruit named Irma
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2017, 10:59:32 PM »
With that heavy fruit on would have even been more likely to snap and do more extensive damage. So smart to remove it. (I wonder how many people will name their new babies Irma?  ;D )
That is an unusual shaped jackfruit. Most here are elongated in shape.
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Re: A jackfruit named Irma
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2017, 01:47:21 AM »
With your climate that jack will go into beast-mode. I think you'll be ok. Good luck. Chris

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Re: A jackfruit named Irma
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2017, 02:00:04 PM »
Wow! What variety of Jackfruit is that?

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Re: A jackfruit named Irma
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2017, 03:10:24 PM »
Bangkok lemon
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