Artocarpus altilis "Breadfruit Tree" 10"

$65

The Breadfruit tree can get quite big and is known for its dimpled fruit that look like a bright green strange avocado.  Used as a vegetable starch when It reaches maturity. Even though they will likely not produce mature fruit as a houseplant the deeply lobed leaves create an interesting texture.  

  • Light - full sun
  • Watering - even moisture
  • Soil - potting mix

Images are used for general reference only. The size, shape and fruiting state of each plant will vary.

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The Breadfruit tree can get quite big and is known for its dimpled fruit that resembles a bright green, strange avocado. Used as a vegetable starch when It reaches maturity. Even though they will likely not produce mature fruit as a houseplant, the deeply-lobed leaves create an interesting texture. 

Light: Full sun


Water: Even moisture


Environment: Regular potting mix; the plants have been widely planted in tropical regions, so warmth and humidity are appreciated


Toxicity: Reported to have tiny oxalate crystals in its sap; chewing it has been reported to cause swelling, irritation, and pain


Habit / Size: Flowering tree that can grow up to 85’ tall at maturity in its natural habitat


Of Note:

  • All parts of this tree yield latex which is useful for boat caulking

  • The trees are monoecious, with male and female flowers growing on the same tree

    *When planting in a pot without a drainage hole, help avoid over watering by estimating 25% of the container’s overall volume, with appropriate drainage materials incorporated when planting.
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