Jakfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus)—
The jacfruit is an attractive, wind resistant tree from India that bears large green fruits directly from its main branches and trunk.
The yellow, orange, or pink flesh within the ripe fruits from selected varieties is sweet and juicy with a crisp texture and pleasant aroma.
Boiled immature fruits are commonly used as a vegetable in Southeast Asia, tasting somewhat like artichoke hearts.
NS1, Zieman, Singapore are precocious bearing varieties with smaller fruits.
The Jakfruit x Chempedak hybrid is a Malaysian selection with sweet, thick, soft arils that are easily detached from the fruit like chempedak.