Breadnut
Brosimum alicastrum
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 5.6 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Other common names Mayan Breadnut, Snakewood
Family Moraceae

Characteristics

Growth form tree
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • yellow
Leaf color
  • green
Fruit color
  • orange