Artocarpus nobilis

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Badi del/ Wild Sri Lanka Breadfruit
Botanical Name  Artocarpus nobilis
Origin of species  Endemic
Family  Moraceae
AF notation / physiognomy  V8
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE  09
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -18.3g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -14-32 cm
-Width -8-23 cm
-Texture
Conservation Status  Vulnerable
Growth Rate  Moderate
Crown type  Wide crown Broad
Propagation method  Seed
Root type  Tap deep
Preferred Soils  Well drained moist loam soils
Impact on Soil  Soil quality enhance
Salinity tolerance  No
Human uses  Fruit
Economic Importance  Fruit, medicine, firewood, latex
Distribution  Wet zone
Light preferences  Full sun
Flowering time  February-March
Flower Color  Cream
Fruit type  Fleshy fruit