Wed, 02/03/2022 - 22:33

The following trees have been planted at Jokate Mwagelo Girls Secondary School for School Fruit Garden
1. Averrhoa bilimbi
Averrhoa bilimbi is a small tropical tree native to Malaysia and Indonesia, reaching up to 15m in height. It is often multitrunked, quickly dividing into ramifications. Bilimbi leaves are alternate, pinnate, measuring approximately 30–60 cm in length. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Averrhoa_bilimbi)

2. Artocarpus heterophyllus
The jackfruit, also known as jack tree, is a species of tree in the fig, mulberry, and breadfruit family. Its origin is in the region between the Western Ghats of southern India, all of Sri Lanka and the rainforests of Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackfruit)

3. Annona muricata (Stafeli)
Annona muricata is a species of the genus Annona of the custard apple tree family, Annonaceae, which has edible fruit. The fruit is usually called soursop due to its slightly acidic taste when ripe. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soursop#:~:text=Annona%20muricata%20is%20a%20species,slightly%20acidic%20taste%20when%20ripe)

4. Citrus limon (Mlimao)
The lemon (Citrus limon) is a species of small evergreen trees in the flowering plant family Rutaceae, native to Asia, primarily Northeast India (Assam), Northern Myanmar or China. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemon)