Botanical Name -Artocarpus altilis

It is abundant in fibre. It is an excellent source of proteins, essential amino acids, vitamin C, B1, B5, and minerals. These nutrients help strengthen the immune system by reducing the chances of infections. They also improve skin and hair and aid in bone growth.

Seedless and seeded types


Breadfruit prefers deep, fertile, well-drained soils, yet some varieties thrive on atolls with saline and coralline soils, where the ground is shallow and sandy.

Climate –

Breadfruit grows well in hot humid tropical conditions are best for its cultivation. It requires 150 cm to 250 cm annual rainfall with a temperature of 20°C to 33 °C.

Root cuttings/air layering of root suckers/seedling

12 x 12 m

First harvest 5 to 6 years after planting. February – March, June – August
300 – 500 fruits/ tree