About Mango Tree
It has the considerable shelf life of a week after it is ripe making it exportable. It is also one of the most expensive kinds of mango and is grown mainly in western India.Mango is the leading fruit crop of India and considered to be the king of fruits.
The tropical fruit is called the "King of Fruits" in India. The tree has been around for more than 4000 years in India and was taken to South America by the Portuguese, other parts of South Asia by Indians and to other tropical regions by others. A mango tree needs an ideal climate to grow.It is a tropical fruit and needs a lot of suns to grow and bear fruit.
|Plant Height||31 inch (79 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||7 inch (18 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Mango kesar, Aamb|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 10 to 80 ft|
|Flower Colour ||Whitish green|
|Bloom Time ||Spring, Summer|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and careChoose the sunniest spot in your garden and dig a 12-inch deep hole. If the plant is slightly bigger, then dig a slightly deeper hole. Also, prepare the soil with fertilizers and plant feed before planting the tree. Plant the tree deep and then pack the soil. However, make sure that the soil is loosely packed to enhance water absorption.Control the weed.
Mango Tree care
Planting is usually done in the month of July-August in rainfed areas and during February-March in irrigated areas. Planting spacing should be 10 X 10 m. Dig pits of 1 m x 1 m x 1 m. Fill in with topsoil mixed with 10 kg of FYM.
|Sunlight ||Full sunlight|
|Soil ||Loamy, alluvial, well-drained, aerated and deep soils rich in organic matter with a pH range of 5.5 to 7.5 |
|Temperature ||20 to 35 degree C|
|Fertilizer ||Applied any organic fertilizer or manure. |
|Harvest Season ||Spring, Summer|
Mango Tree special feature
Mango delicious taste, excellent flavour and attractive fragrance, it is rich in vitamin A and C.The tree is hardy in nature and requires comparatively low maintenance costs.
Mango Tree uses
- Mango plant can be used in the garden
- Mango fruit rich the vitamin A
- Mango fruit is utilised at all stages of its development both 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
- The mango kernel also contains 8-10 percent good quality fat which can be used for soap and also as a substitute for cola in confectionery
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
Wednesday, 18 March 2020
Plant received looks good. However, exact review can be given after the plant starts to grow.
Thursday, 05 March 2020
Nice packing & plants,like professional brand..
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Very nice plant. Beautiful plant. Nurserylive service very good replace policy is very very good.?
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