by aditya abhishek
Jackfruit is known for its sweet, fragrant, and flavorful fruit that can be eaten fresh or cooked in a variety of dishes. If you're interested in growing your own jackfruit tree, follow these tips...
Jackfruit is a tropical fruit tree that requires a warm & humid climate to grow well. It can tolerate temperatures ranging from 25-35° Celsius.
Jackfruit trees prefer well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter, with a pH range of 5.5 to 7.0. Avoid growing them in waterlogged or clayey soils.
You can propagate them by seeds, grafting, or air-layering. Seed germination usually takes 3-4 weeks, and seedlings should be transplanted once they are 40 centimetres high.
It requires at least 6 hours of direct sunlight every day. Low light conditions will result in poor growth and fruit development.
The planting hole should be at least 1 metre deep & wide, aaply organic matter added to the soil to improve fertility. You can use dung manure.
Jackfruit trees require regular watering, especially during the dry season. Young trees should be watered twice a week, while mature trees require a deep watering once a week.
During the active growing season, apply four to five handfuls of dung manure along with 50 grams of bonemeal per plant to ensure good growth and development.
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