Artocarpus integer is an evergreen Tree growing to 20 m (65ft) by 20 m (65ft) at a slow rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) The flowers are pollinated by Insects. 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 . Uses List; Fruits; Seeds; Vegetable; Wood/timber. Artocarpus integer ( champedak); 1. flowering branch. 2. branch with fruit More information.

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The fruit is consumed in its native area, can be eaten fresh or cooked. It is generally not attacked by fungi and termites[ ].

It prefers a mean annual rainfall in the range 2, – 3,mm, but tolerates 1, – 4,mm[ ]. The fleshy, edible arils surround the large seeds in a thick xrtocarpus.

Longman, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This may facilitate pollination by wind, although the pollen is sticky. Artocarpus integer Scientific classification Kingdom: Artocarpus integercommonly known as cempedak pronounced “chem-pe-da”is a species of tree in the family Moraceaeand in the same genus as breadfruit and jackfruit. The fruit is up to 9cm long[ ].

Chempedak – Artocarpus integer – Seeds

Summary [ edit ] Description Artocarpus integer Fruit and Tree. A resin can also be obtained from the tree and it is used as a varnishing material. Yellow dye can also be produced from the wood.


Seeds have a thin papery jacket. A resin obtained from the tree is used as a varnishing material[ ].

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Artocarpus Fruits originating in Asia. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. It is eaten fresh, fried with flour, or made into a type of pudding[ ]. Arhocarpus fruit cut open. The unripe fruit is used as a cooked vegetable or is added to soups[ ]. This dye is used in colouring the saffron-coloured robes of Buddhists[ ].

The latex obtained from the plant has no value[ ]. Young leaves are cooked and consumed as vegetable. Southeast Asia – Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia.

Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Read more about the Rosales order. Chempedak” by David K. The taste of the fruit is similar to the related jackfruit and breadfruit with a hint of durian. Champedak or Artocarpus integer is a fast-growing, tropical tree that reaches up to 35 meters tall and 55 cm trunk articarpus when fully matured. Distribution Cultivated throughout the Malay Archipelago.

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Young leaves – cooked and used as a vegetable[]. Flowers may be found at any time of year, but bloom is concentrated around one period of the year[ ].


The flavour is sweet, resembling durian and mango[ ]. It can be raised by direct sowing or planting nursery-raised container seedlings[ ].

Artocarpus integer (Jack fruit) (Artocarpus integrifolia)

The bark yields a fibre that is used in making ropes. The Digital Nature Archive of Singapore is built up by the help of various people: Wayside Artocafpus of Malaya.

Female flower heads are found only on cauliflorous shoots; most male heads are formed on shoots in the periphery of artocaarpus canopy. Email us at dbsthh nus.

The following other wikis use this file: These arils are edible by boiling or roasting. All plant pages have their own unique code. They can grow to a height of 20 m, although most only reach a dozen meters.

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Cempedak fruit on tree. With alum, the extract of heartwood provides a yellow dye that is moderately fast on silk. The vigorously growing tree can bear heavy crops of fruit once or twice a year. Views View Edit History. Artocarpuss QR Code is unique to this page. Retrieved from ” https: It grows best in areas where annual daytime temperatures are within the range 22 – 38c, but can tolerate 16 – 47c[ ].