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Kwai Muk Fruit Plant (Artocarpus hypargyreus)

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Kwai Muk (Artocarpus hypargyreus)

Common Names: The Kwai Muk, Strawberry Apricot Pineapple, Silver-back Artocarpus, Sweet Artocarpus, Ai Gui Mu, Pai Kuei Mu

Botanical Name: Artocarpus hypargyreus

General Information:

Origin: Native to southern China

Family: Moraceae

Type: Medium-sized tree (20-50 ft)

Fruit: Irregular, globose, ovate, or oblate; thin, velvety, brownish skin; orange-red to red, soft, tender pulp.

Milky latex in bark stems, and leaves.

Flowers: Monoecious, with both sexes on the same plant; petite, greenish, female flowers on short, plump spikes.

Leaves: Elliptic to elliptic-ovate, 3-6 inches long, shiny dark green upper surface, dull medium green lower surface.

Nutritional Value (per 100g):

Energy: 11 kJ/2.5 kcal

Protein: 0.05 g

Carbohydrate: 0.57 g

Sugars: 0.34 g

Other Carbohydrate: 0.23 g

Fruit Uses:

Ripeness: Fully ripe for fresh consumption, excellent flavor.

Preservation: Can be dried or preserved with salt or sugar syrup.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3 to 4 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate