Jamun Fruits

# Details
1 The jamun is an important indigenous minor fruit of commercial value.
2 It has got very valuable place in Auyurvedic medicines.
3 Jamun is a hardy fruit, it can be grown under adverse soil and climate conditions. It thrives well under both tropical and subtropical climate.
4 For high yield potential and good plant growth, deep loam and a well drained soil are needed.
5 Early rains are beneficial for better growth, development and ripening of fruit. Young plants are susceptible to frost.
6 The Jamun is propagated both by seed and vegetative methods. Due to existence of polyembryony, it comes true to parent through seed.
7 The average yield of fruits from a full grown seedling tree is about 80 to 100 kg and from a grafted one 60 to 70 kg per year.
Projections Per Acre(in INR)

Plants per acre: 436

1st year Expenses: 436 x 150 = 1,09,000/-. First year Land establishment cost: 1,75,000. And Maintenance Cost: 50,000.

Yearly maintenance: 1,09,000 x 8 years = 10,68,800/-.

Total cash out flow = 14,02,800/-.

Income can start in 8th year but full yield will be in 20th year.

Estimated Revenue: 2,02,74,000/-.

from 8th year to 20th year which is 1445 times

Prices as per 2019-20 FY

Yield Statistics

  • 8 Years 279 Times
  • 15 Years 372Times
  • 20Years 466 Times
Cost Benefit Analysis

Cost for 436 seedlings = (436x Rs.250) = 1,09,000/- Rupees

Trees will start fruit after a period of 8 years:

Age (Years) Yield (Kgs) REVENUE Income (INR)
8 60Kg 150Rs. 39,24,000/-.
10 10Kgs 70Rs. 45,78,000/-.
15 80Kgs 150Rs. 52,32,000/-.
20 100Kgs 150Rs. 65,40,000/-.

Areas of Plantation

  1. Commercial Orchards.
  2. Plantation can even be promoted in separately allotted acres of land.
  3. Prior to planting, the field is properly cleared and ploughed.

Few Considerations

  1. Initial maintenance is required for 8 to 10 years.
  2. Better rooting through cutting is obtained in Jamun under intermittent mist..
  3. An annual dose of about 19 kg FYM during the pre-beating period and 75 kg per tree bearing trees is considered.
  4. Return is expected from 10 years.

Positive Confirmations

  1. Jamun juice has bioactive phytochemicals that minimise the risk of liver disease and cancer.
  2. It is natural blood purifier.
  3. It is very good for eye and skin health.
  4. Jamun tree besides its nutritive fruitsis useful in many ways.
  5. The foliage serves as fodder for cattle, especially during drought.