About Mango Tree
This product does not have the flowers and fruit at the time of shipping. Afterward, the plant will bloom and develop fruit.
A mango is a juicy stone fruit produced from tropical trees belonging to the flowering plant genus Mangifera, and family Anacardiaceae, cultivated mostly for their edible fruit and it is originated in India.
The Alphonso is a seasonal fruit, available mid-April through the end of June. The fruits generally weigh between 150 and 300 grams some times vary. Alphonso mango have a rich, creamy, tender texture and delicate, non-fibrous, juicy pulp.The skin of a fully ripe Alphonso mango turns bright golden-yellow with a tinge of red which spreads across the top of the fruit. The flesh of the fruit is saffron-colored.These characteristics makes the Alphonso favorite fruit of India.
|Plant Height||25 inch (64 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||7 inch (18 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Hafoos, Hapuz, Aapoos, Mango.|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 10 meter|
|Flower Colour ||Whitish green|
|Bloom Time ||December-January.|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy|
Planting and care
Sunlight of more than 6 hours a day is ideal for flowering and fruit development of mango plant. Soil The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in oragnic content. Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 4 cup(approx. 200 ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch. Do not overwater the plant. As a rule of thumb, water the plants thoroughly in summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Water should be applied preferably in the morning or evening. Application of Fertilizer Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so, it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily. Apply organic fertilizer once a month during the main growing season (December-February) Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer. Re-potting When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer. Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition. For re-potting procedure click here
Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.
Plant Protection Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants. For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment. Don'ts Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
Mango Tree care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location: Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 4 cup(approx. 200 ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch. Keep the plant in natural indirect bright light. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it. Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight ||Natural bright light with direct sunlight more than 6 hours a day.|
|Watering ||Apply 4 cup(approx. 200 ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch|
|Soil ||Well drained, fertile and rich in organic content.|
|Temperature ||20-38 degree Celsius.|
|Fertilizer ||Apply organic fertilizer once a month specially during main growing season(December-February)|
|Harvest Season ||Summer(mid April-June)|
Mango Tree special feature
Mango delicious taste, excellent flavor and attractive fragrance, it is rich in vitamins A and C.
Mango Tree uses
- Mango plants can be used in the garden for shade as well as ornamental purposes
- Alphonso mango rich in vitamin A
- Mango young leaves are very useful for managing diabetes
- It lowers blood pressure
- Mango plant is also helpful in Treats gall and kidney stones
- Note: The above information is general guidelines, be sure to consult your healthcare adviser for consumption or application for medicinal purpose
- Mango fruit is utilised at both the stages of its development in its immature and mature state
- Raw fruits are used for making chutney, pickles and juices
- The ripe fruits besides being used for dessert are also utilised for preparing several products like squashes, syrups, nectars, jams and jellies
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Mango tree need pollinator?
Mango plant has more number of perfect flower and mango is both self and cross pollinating plant, wasp and bees naturally help for pollination in mango plant therefore there is no need of special pollinator.
Does Mango tree have flowers?
Yes, Mango tree has flower and mainly mango tree flowering varies from the month of November to February depending upon locality and varieties.
Is Mango perennial plant?
Yes, Mango is perennial plant it blooms in the month of November to February and fruits are ready to harvest from March to August
Where to plant Mango tree as per vastu?
As per vastu shashtra mango tree is planted outside of house.
How big do Mango plants get?
The mango tree height varies gr up to 25 meter depending upon varieties.
Should Mango tree be pruned?
Mango needs no regular pruning except removing dead and diseased branches.
Is Mango a medicinal plant?
No, Mango is not medicinal plant but fruit are rich in Vitamin A and other parts of plant has different religious uses
Does Mango tree need a lot of water?
Water the plant by checking 1-2 inch layer of soil feel dry to touch and initial 1-2 year of planting need proper water management for establishment of plant.
How many Mango plants can we grow per acre?
Mango plants per acre varies according to planting distance and varieties to be selected
General planting distance is 8 x 8 meter so 63 plants/acre
For High density Alphonso is 10 x 5 meter so 80 plants/acre
When to water Mango plant?
Water the plant by checking 1-2 inch layer of soil feel dry to touch
Where to plant Mango tree?
To plant Mango tree consider the following points
1. Sunlight- more than 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight
2. Soil- Soil should be well drained , fertile and rich in nutrient.
3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface layer soil feel dry to touch
4. Fertilizer- Apply any organic fertlizer in july- october
Why is my Mango plant dying?
The main reasons of dying mango plant is as follows
1. Over watering to mango plant.
2. No proper sunlight
3.Heavy infestation of Pest and Disease.
When to plant Mango seedling?
Best time to plant mango seedlings is in the month of June to August
What direction to plant Mango seed?
Place the mango seed horizontally in the grow bags with suitable potting mixture or on the seed bed and cover with 1 inch soil layer.
How much sun do Mango plants need?
Mango plant need more than 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight for growth and development
When to plant Mango tree?
Best planting time for mango tree is in the months of June to august.
Is small Mango plant a herb?
Mango is not herb, Mango plant is tree with hardy and woody stem.
What way to plant Mango seed?
To grow mango plant from seed consider the following plants 1. Select well ripen fruits of desired variety. 2. Remove the hard stone seed from fruit and soak the seed in water for 3-5 days.3. Soaked seed place horizontally in growing bags with suitable potting mixture or on seed bed and cover with 1 inch soil layer. 4. water the plant as per requirement
Friday, 13 March 2020
Thank you very much. Love your company and site.
Sunday, 01 March 2020
How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?
Thursday, 13 February 2020
Love how cute the plant is..
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