The Marang resembles both the jackfruit and the breadfruit in appearance. This stately tree is of South East Asian origin. Contrasting the marang's robust aroma, the fruit is succulent and mildly flavoured, regarded as superior to both jackfruit and chempedak. Less cold tolerant than the breadfruit it will grow only in North QLD. Not suitable for temperate climates.
This is a medium sized fruit which ripens to an apricot, orange colour was selected from a superior seedling growing near Ballina. The arils surrounding the seeds are crisp in texture and delicious. Sourced from Picone Exotic Orchards
An excellent variety selected at Picone Exotic Orchards. The arils are succulent with excellent flavour, a creamy texture and with a hint of vanilla. The fruit has Chempedak like fruit when opened. It is an attractive medium sized fruit 8-10kg Sourced from Picone Exotic Orchards
A vigorous selection from Qld, with a dense and highly manageable canopy that can be pruned to keep it compact. Fruit average about 6kg and have deep orange flesh with a strong sweet flavour and aroma. The flesh is easily removed from the fruit.
Medium in size and even in shape, the arils are smallish, large in number and yellow in colour. Aril texture is crisp and the flavour excellent. This is a variety was selected by Fitzroy Nursery and in a tasting at a Horticultural display at Rockhampton 99% of those people who tasted it rated it as excellent.
A very handsome evergreen, reaching a height of 8 - 15 metres and bearing the worlds largest fruit. Fruits can weigh up to 20kg. Strong odour but is deliciously sweet. It can be eaten fresh or dried. Very quick growing and usually starts fruiting in 4th year. Cincturing can help earlier fruiting.
There is an old Sri Lankan proverb that says, with jak and coconut in your backyard you will never starve. This is because every part of the jackfruit tree is useful. Unripe jackfruit can be cooked with chicken, fish and eggs, and ripe ones can be eaten as-is or processed into drinks, jam, jelly o
A very handsome evergreen, reaching a height of 8 - 15 metres and bearing the worlds largest fruit. Fruits can weigh up to 20kg. Crisp textured Jackfruits are best eaten fresh, they are delicious with a pineapple after taste. Non Crisp Jackfruits are best eaten dried or frozen. Seed has been selected from superior Crisp cultivars. Being seedlings they are initially more vigorous and hence more likely to establish in marginal climates. Once trees are large enough, cincture to force tree into flowering and fruiting.
Also known as monkey jack or lakuchi in India; tampang and other similar native names in Malaya; as lokhat in Thailand. The deciduous tree is 6-9 m tall, the large, leathery leaves, downy on the underside. Male and female flowers are borne on the same tree, the former orange-yellow, the latter reddish. The fruits are nearly round or irregular, 2 to 5 in (5-12.5 cm) wide, velvety, dull-yellow tinged with pink, with sweet sour pulp which is occasionally eaten raw but mostly made into curries or chutney. The male flower spike, acid and astringent, is pickled.