Artocarpus odoratissimus, Marang, Tarap, Green Terap

Artocarpus odoratissimus

Marang, Tarap, Green Terap
Family: Moraceae
Origin: Malesia
USDA Zone: 10-12?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapBig tree taller than 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeFull sunRegular waterEdible plantUltra tropical plant. Minimal temperature 55F

Marang, or Tarap, is one of the most delicious tropical fruit and beautiful exotic tree with large lobed leaves. The fruit is as big as 10-12", soft flavored, can be appreciated from the first bite and considered superior in flavor to both Jackfruit or Chempedak. Being a cold sensitive plant, Marang can be grown in container inside a greenhouse, where it will enjoy high humidity. The seedlings grow rapidly, first fruit can be expected within 3-4 years.

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