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Mentawa Fruit Plants (Artocarpus Anisophyllus)

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Mentawa (Artocarpus Anisophyllus):

Botanical Name: Artocarpus Anisophyllus

Common Names: Mentawa, Entawak, Bintawa

General Information: Round, brown-yellow fruit, Orange-red flesh with an intense and sweet flavour, similar to squash or pumpkin. Edible seeds commonly roasted, salted, and eaten, a Distant relative of the jackfruit. Found in tropical climates, including Indonesia and Malaysia.

Nutritional Content: Contains vitamins, antioxidants, and fiber, Seeds are high in riboflavin and thiamine.

Benefits: Significant benefits for heart health, Promotes digestion, Detoxifies the body. Supports weight management and contributes to skin health. Exhibits anti-cancer properties, Treats toothache and infections, and Prevents anemia.

Cultivation Details:

Bloom Time: 2-3 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate-high


Planting and Care

It grows in tropical regions and requires deep, well-drained soil to develop. Since they grow in the wild, too, they can grow in sandy to clayey soils.

Special Feature

This mixture helps in curing boils and itches. The fruit is rich in vitamins, antioxidants and fibre. The seeds are also rich in thiamine and riboflavin.


The seeds of these fruits are also consumed and roasted. After being burnt, the leaves of plants are mixed with coconut oil.