Breadfruit (Altilis) is generally described as
a perennial tree.
not native to the U.S. (United States)
and has its most active growth period in the
year round .
Breadfruit (Altilis) has
green foliage and
yellow flowers, with
an abuncance of
conspicuous green fruits or seeds.
The greatest bloom is usually observed in the
with fruit and seed production starting in the
year round and continuing until
retained year to year.
Breadfruit (Altilis) has a
long life span relative to most other plant species and a
rapid growth rate.
At maturity, the typical
Breadfruit (Altilis) will reach up to
60 feet high, with a maximum height at 20 years of
Breadfruit (Altilis) is easily found in nurseries, garden stores and other plant dealers and distributors. It can be propagated by
bare root, container, cuttings, seed.
Note that cold stratification is
not required for seed germination and the plant cannot survive exposure to temperatures below
low tolerance to drought and restricted water conditions.
Source: USDA, NRCS, PLANTS Database, plants.usda.gov.
National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA