3 jackfruits compete for record; this fruit from Thalappuzha weighs 57.9 kg
Thalappuzha (Wayanad): A giant jackfruit is gaining attention in Wayanad with its enormous size and weight. The jackfruit grew on the tree at Thalappuzha Kaithakkolli Kurichiya family's compound and weighs 57.90 kilograms and has a length of 67 centimeters and circumference of 1.35 meter.
Another jackfruit harvested at Kappattumala in Thavinhal on Sunday had weighed 52.300 kilograms. It was 77 centimeters long and had a circumference of 1.17 meter.
The jackfruit harvested in Anchal of Kollam has applied for a Guinness Record with a weight of 51.5 kilogram and length of 97 centimeters. The Limca Book of Record is awarded to a jackfruit from Pune which weighs 42.72 kilograms and 57.15 centimeters in length.
However, the jackfruit in Thalappuzha has broken these records. It grew on the 10-year-old jackfruit tree on the compound of the house. Thavinhal agriculture officer K G Sunil measured weight of the giant jackfruit.