Growing Guide: Ackee

Plant Type:
Tropical Evergreen Fruit Tree

Harvest Season:
There are two bearing seasons: between January to March and June to August. The fruit turns red on reaching maturity and splits open with continued exposure to the sun. Do not consume unripe fruit. 

Mature Size:
Up to 75 ft. tall (Purdue says 40 ft)

Soil & Moisture:
Low-lying, deep, rich soil with ample moisture and good drainage.

Light Requirements:

Full Sun


Growth Rate: 

Zone Hardiness: 
Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+