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Treculia africana, African Breadfruit
Treculia africana seeds

Treculia africana

African Breadfruit
Family: Moraceae
Origin: Tropical Africa
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterEdible

Treculia africana is a large, slow-growing, evergreen tree with a dense, spreading crown; usually growing 15 - 30 metres tall but with some specimens up to 50 metres. The fruit is big, round and greenish yellow. The texture of the fruit is spongy when it is ripe and it contains abundant seeds, which are the edible part of this fruit.

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