How to Plant a Grafted Jackfruit Sapling? | Care | Fertilization

Jackfruit Sapling Suitable location

  • Finding the right place for planting the tree is the first step. Jackfruit requires abundant sunlight, so make sure not to plant the tree under any other trees or shades.
  • The issue of waterlogging has to be avoided.

Jackfruit Planting instruction

  • Dig a hole that is 2 meters in height, width, and length.
  • It is recommended to use budded plants instead of seeds as the bud will get all the traits of its mother plant. The budded plant tends to grow faster than the seeds.

Jackfruit Fertilization

  • Mix two cups of cow manure and goat manure, 1 kilogram of groundnut cake powder and neem cake powder, 50 grams of pseudomonas, and upper soil, and fill the hole with this mix.
  • After filling the hole, take another small hole to plant the jackfruit bud. Make sure the budded part should come above the soil level while planting.
  • Water the plant twice a day at least for 6 months.

Jackfruit Care

  • No constant care is needed for the tree as it has good immunity against pests and other diseases. But if any of the leaves comes under bugs or fungal attack, use the Bordeaux mixture.
  • Prune the unnecessary branches every year in order to get the main stem strong.

Post fertilization procedures

  • After the initial fertilization, repeat the same amount of fertilization every 6 months.
  • It is important to apply fertilizer in the evening or the morning. Do not do it during noontime, when the sun is hot.
  • After fertilization, it is important to water the plant at least for two weeks, in the morning and afternoon to reduce heat-exhausted from fertilizers.