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Jackfruit any Good
« on: May 25, 2019, 01:25:20 PM »
Wow, that's crazy cheap for jackfruit. It's 2$ / pound here. Sometimes 3$.

One of these days I will try one of these!!! I have no ideal if I would like it, but I see a lot of people buying them, some are 20 +  pounders.
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« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2019, 02:19:53 PM »
It's $1.99 a pound here, and I'm fortunate I can find it at all.   Sometimes they sell slices or chunks instead of having to buy a whole fruit.

Jackfruit is possibly my favorite fruit.  My daughter loves it too.  Nobody else in my family likes it.  You'll just have to try and see.

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« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2019, 03:02:45 PM »
Thanks Brian, if they sold slices here that would give me the opportunity to try it, but buying a hole one I don't know about that.
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« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2019, 04:50:19 PM »
Carlos
I am surprised you don't have some trees going now? I saw on Craiglist
a guy selling seedlings that were from a tree growing in Lehigh Acres.
Lehigh Acres is 9b and pretty close to what you experience weatherwise.
I don't think they are more sensitive to cold then custard apple? I tried it
a couple years ago and really enjoyed it. I planted 3 of the seedlings this
year. They were only 5 bucks each but very small. Buy a fruit and plant some
seeds?

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« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2019, 12:23:08 AM »
Jaca is my #1 fruit Carlo.
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« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2019, 10:35:22 AM »
You can sometimes find it frozen at the grocery

You can often find smaller packages frozen at Asian groceries.

I want to love it, but I canít get past the funk.
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« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2019, 01:34:19 PM »
Acheta, I have heard that the Funk is something else, I will try it someday, but growing a Plant that holds a Fruit that huge I don,t think I have room for, and as long as they are .79 cents a lbs. you cant beat that.
 I have seem some in this same market that are 30lbs.
Pan, I don't blame you for the funk, i myself have a weak stomach.
Coach, maybe they remind you of those sneakers laying around in the locker rooms, lol.

Have a Great Memorial Day Weekend

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Re: Jackfruit any Good
« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2019, 03:13:08 PM »
I just saw pieces of cut jackfruit at fresh market for 7.99$ per lb

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« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2019, 11:21:27 AM »
Sleepdog, that's expensive that means one of those 25 lb. Jack fruit would generate $200.00 if cut and sold by the pound wow.

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« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2019, 11:52:34 AM »
Sleepdog, that's expensive that means one of those 25 lb. Jack fruit would generate $200.00 if cut and sold by the pound wow.
And if you plant 7 acres 14 feet apart in 3 years you will make 5 million dollars.
I lived next to a macadamia farm once and that was his hustle. But one day he would tell
me if I planted 7 acres in 5 years I would make 3 million dollars and the next time If I plant
5 acres in 3 years I would make 7 million dollars, it was always 3, 5, 7, but never the same order.
I was at my cricket farm for 9 1/2 years next door to him and he sure didn't seem like he was making
millions? It turns out he died a few years back and was in debt?

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Re: Jackfruit any Good
« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2019, 01:00:16 PM »
Yikes! Only a doc could afford that.





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Re: Jackfruit any Good
« Reply #12 on: May 30, 2019, 10:11:56 AM »
Especially when you consider that only a few ounces of that is actually edible.  A little more if you eat the seeds.
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Re: Jackfruit any Good
« Reply #13 on: May 30, 2019, 01:09:01 PM »
Wow, that's crazy cheap for jackfruit. It's 2$ / pound here. Sometimes 3$.

One of these days I will try one of these!!! I have no ideal if I would like it, but I see a lot of people buying them, some are 20 +  pounders.

Was that at Sanwa Farmer's Market?
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« Reply #14 on: May 30, 2019, 11:26:50 PM »
Jack fruit is one of my favorites as well. There's plenty at the local asian markets here.
I usually get my fill when I am in southeast asia.
There is a distinct smell to them (not like durian) but I can see how it can be off-putting to some.
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« Reply #15 on: May 31, 2019, 12:08:16 AM »
A  pieces of cut jackfruit always higher price , in OC , CA it .60 cents if you buy the hold fruit , import from Mexico 
 

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« Reply #16 on: May 31, 2019, 12:16:52 AM »
i always hate cutting it though, as it's very sticky. tip is to wear some disposable gloves
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« Reply #17 on: July 21, 2019, 10:39:43 PM »
Especially when you consider that only a few ounces of that is actually edible.  A little more if you eat the seeds.

Lol, so true!  I once bought a slice in a hurry and it only ended up with 1 whole (uncut) seed in it.  I basically paid like $3-4 for Jackfruit rag, totally conned! Lol, lesson learned though.

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« Reply #18 on: July 22, 2019, 10:03:01 AM »
My gold nugget has maybe 50+ fruits on it and I can't get $3 each for them. Go figure.
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Re: Jackfruit any Good
« Reply #19 on: July 22, 2019, 01:12:51 PM »
carcarlo,

Go to the MD oriental market 1106 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612, They should have partial cuts. Otherwise, try Fresh Market or wholefoods.

 

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