Breadfruit Fun Facts

Image one breadfruit tree trunk with cut showing sap leaking out, second image fruit covered with sap hanging from a tree

The milky sap from a breadfruit tree can be used as a glue.

Image one breadfruit tree with fruit, second image group of people processing breadfruit outside.

Pacific Islanders kept breadfruit for long periods by burying it in large pits and allowing it to ferment. It can last for a year or more.

Two images of dried breadfruit bark used as paper.

Breadfruit bark can be used to make paper or tapa.