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Mangifera indica xx
Botanical Name: Mangifera indica xx
Common Name(s): Mangoes
An attractive, evergreen tree with dark-green leathery foliage. Orange-fleshed fruits vary from round to elongated oval in shape. new varieties are fibreless. Trees are self-fertile.
Botanical Pronunciation: man-JIFF-er-uh IN-dih-kuh
Common Pests and Diseases
This tree bears dark-green leathery foliage.
Orange-fleshed fruits vary from round to elongated oval in shape. Fruit is ready to be picked when the skin colour changes from green to yellow-orange.
Fruit is ready to be picked when the skin colour changes from green to yellow-orange.
Needs regular watering during the summer.
Trees require well-drained soil.
‘Peach’, kidney-shaped orange-yellow fruit, ripens December–January; ‘Sabre’, elongated yellow-orange fruit, ripens november–December; ‘Tommy Atkins’, large, round orange-purple fruit, ripens February–March.
7 m *