As one of the most highly praised fruits in the genus, it is puzzling why marang is not widely grown. Low yield and short shelf life offer only a partial explanation. PDF | Artocarpus odoratissimus belongs to the family of Moraceae and can be found mainly on Borneo Island, especially Brunei, Kalimantan. Artocarpus odoratissimus. a.k.a. Tarap. Large yellow-brown fruit covered with spiny protrubences. Fruits usually grow to “. Flesh is white, juicy, with a strong .
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This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat Regular weeding and irrigation during the first 2 or 3 dry seasons ensures good growth. It can grow up to 25 m high and its trunk can reach up to 50 cm in diameter. Retrieved from ” https: Mature fruits are usually harvested by hand with the help of a curved knife attached to the end of a long bamboo pole. The seeds are also edible after boiling or roasting.
Marang can be budded or grafted on gumihan A. The appearance of the fruit can be regarded as an intermediate shape between the jackfruit and the breadfruit. Yields of 4 – 6 tonnes per hectare have been achieved[ ]. Those ripened on the tree turn a more brownish color and will eventually fall to the ground and easily split open. It may be harvested when full size but still firm, and left to ripen until soft. The unripe fruit can be eaten as a boiled vegetable[ ].
The flower heads are borne on emerging shoots. In northern Queensland, Australia, the fruit is harvested over a 2-month period with a peak in February, following flowering in October-November. Stigmas remain receptive for weeks after emergence; by then the volume has increased to cm 3 wild fruit. The fruit does not fall to the ground until over-ripe. Artocarpus odoratissimus, otherwise known as marang, terap, timadang, johey, oak, green pedalai, tarap, or madang. The taste has hints of odoratissius mild creamy, almost juicy banana, and is best when not allowed odoratiasimus ripen thoroughly on the tree.
Young fruits are also cooked in coconut milk and eaten as a curried vegetable. In the Philippines it grows artocxrpus in regions with abundant and equally distributed rainfall on rich loamy, well-drained soils. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. All plant pages have their own unique code. The ripe fruits are fleshy, aromatic, sweet and juicy – similar to the jackfruit A.
Evergreen forests[ ]. Both these species are native to the same areas. The scent reminds some of the durian but is not so intense, and is in the thick skin and not the fruit pulp. Not for the casual reader. Cookies odoratissmus us deliver our services.
The delicate fruit really should be caught to break the fall, it has a very short shelf life[ ]. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so odoratissimys not appear immediately. For a list of references used on this page please go here A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page. Please view the copyright link for more information.
Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. They become hard and brittle as the fruit matures.
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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Getting at the heavy fruit at the end of slender twigs is hazardous[ ]. Seeds germinate in about 4 weeks. The plant is not wind tolerant.
Marang – Artocarpus odoratissimus – Seeds
This page was last modified on 12 Mayat The interior of the fruit is somewhat similar to the jackfruit’s, but the color is white and the flesh is usually softer. As indicated by the scientific name, the fruit has a strong scent, and is considered superior in flavour to both jackfruit and cempedak.
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The fruit is said to have a finer and more delicate flavour than the jackfruit. Many trees lose the leaf lobing once mature. Artocarpus odoratissimusalso called terapmarangjohey oakgreen pedalaimadangtarapor timadangis a tree in the mulberry and fig family Moraceae.
Seeds boiled for 30 minutes in salty water have a delicious nutty flavour[ ]. The seeds are either consumed roasted or boiled. The cultivated marang might be a tetraploid derivative of a diploid wild ancestor. It can be downloaded as a PDF document from the Internet.
Artocarpus odoratissimus – Useful Tropical Plants
Plants can be grafted. Wide variation in artocarpks and fruit characters has been observed. Seedlings are transplanted to containers when the first leaves have matured. The trees can become very large with a spreading canopy.