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Crazy productive Jakfruit
« on: April 19, 2012, 09:22:51 PM »
Check out my seedling Dang Suria Jakfruit. It has set over 20 fruits so far and more are coming every day. It's a top notch producer....Pretty soon I will remove at least half so they can size up and not kill off the branches. It's 5 years old and only about 12 ft high. Last year it set 16 fruits. 





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Re: Crazy productive Jakfruit
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2012, 09:31:36 PM »
CongratS Noel. Do you use the young jaks for cooking or are they just thrown out?
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Re: Crazy productive Jakfruit
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2012, 09:45:22 PM »
Congrats!  :)
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Re: Crazy productive Jakfruit
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2012, 10:02:12 PM »
CongratS Noel. Do you use the young jaks for cooking or are they just thrown out?

I have to cut them way before they are ready to use even as green fruit. It's hard to cull fruit from any tree but it's for the best. I have seen branches die when you leave too many. These fruits average 15 to 20 lbs each!
       
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Re: Crazy productive Jakfruit
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2012, 10:23:54 PM »
Check out my seedling Dang Suria Jakfruit. It has set over 20 fruits so far and more are coming every day. It's a top notch producer....Pretty soon I will remove at least half so they can size up and not kill off the branches. It's 5 years old and only about 12 ft high. Last year it set 16 fruits. 




That is one damn healthy jakfruit tree.  Have you prunes t to keep it at 12 feet or is that it's natural height ?  If natural, that is pretty good (compact speaking) for a seedling tree.
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Re: Crazy productive Jakfruit
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2012, 11:01:46 PM »
very nice Noel.

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Re: Crazy productive Jakfruit
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2012, 02:18:03 AM »
Definitely a good producer how is the taste texture of the fruit when it is ripe?

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Re: Crazy productive Jakfruit
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2012, 05:26:22 AM »
Hi FloridaGreenMan,

The Jacks look awesome...thanks for sharing! :)

BTW what was your biggest jackfruit you produced in your orchard?
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Re: Crazy productive Jakfruit
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2012, 10:31:39 AM »
Nice Tree Noel.  I am also interested in your knowing your pruning plan.
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Re: Crazy productive Jakfruit
« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2012, 08:08:30 PM »
I just prune the top at least twice during the summer to keep it at 12ft.   Since it's a seedling it has not grown very wide so I have not had to trim the sides yet.

The pulp is crunchy and has a real nice flavor. Not as sweet as the J-31 but very nice.  One of my Jamaican customers has already called and reserved 3 of these fruits. My biggest so far has been 23lbs.

         
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