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Jackfruit Guide

What is jackfruit? Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) is a tree species belonging to the fig, breadfruit, and mulberry family called Moraceae. Native to southwest India, the jackfruit tree grows well in tropical areas, though it these days becomes increasingly available in other parts of the world, including the United States. The fruit of jackfruit trees is unusually large, sometimes reaching as much as 100 pounds in weight and even more. Jackfruit has a sweet flavor that…

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