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Veliyath Gardens

Cempedak Fruit Plant (Artocarpus integer)

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Plant Type

Common Names: Chempedak, cempedak, Chempedak Utan, Baroh

Botanical Name: Artocarpus integer

General Information:

Fast-growing, evergreen forest tree, Height: 10 - 24 meters. Dense, rounded crown, Compound fruit, sweet, spiky, yellow to brown. Edible fruit is sometimes cultivated in Jamaica and Kenya. Fruit can be eaten fresh, fried with flour, or made into a type of pudding, Unripe fruit can be cooked as a vegetable or added to soups. The ripe fruit pulp is golden-yellow, slimy, strongly odoriferous (resembling durian), and sweet in flavor

Health Benefits:

Minimizing cancer, especially colon cancer

Supports digestive health

Minimizing the risk of asthma

General Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3 to 4 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate