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Veliyath Gardens

Maya Nut Live Plant (Brosimum alicastrum)

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Plant Type

 Brosimum alicastrum, commonly known as the breadnut or ramon, is a tree species in the family Moraceae of flowering plants, whose other genera include figs and mulberries. It fruits every year and produces up to 50-75 kg edible fruits that are eaten raw by humans or by livestock. The fruit pericarp and chesnut-like seeds are eaten by humans. The seeds can be eaten raw, boiled, or roasted. They taste somewhat like potatoes.


Common Name: Breadnut, Ramon, Maya Nut

Botanical Name: Brosimum alicastrum

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 4-5 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate