Which fruit tree makes the heaviest fruit?
The jackfruit tree, which grows in southern Asia, produces the largest fruit in the world. The fruit, which grows directly from the trunk, may reach nearly 3 feet (0.9 meters) in length and weigh up to 80 pounds (36 kilograms). Jackfruit and its close relative, breadfruit, belong to the mulberry family. Asians eat the fruit raw or preserved in syrup, and they eat the seeds after boiling or roasting them.