Mangifera indica
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Mangifera indica


  family anacardiaceae 
  genus mangifera 

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Genus  Mangifera Species  indica Variety  Cultivar  Common names  mango Family  ANACARDIACEAE Specimen number  S2637 Data source  GrUnFr p210
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Various Life span    Annual cycle  Evergreen Stature  Tree Growth form  Various Growth habit  Not applicable Overall height  50' - 60' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Various Water  Various Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes 
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  The fruit is 2 to 6 inches long, kidney shaped, with yellow and red skins speckled black and surrounds one large flat seed. It has a rich, spicy, juicy flesh. There are many nutritional properties of merit in Mangifera indica; for example vitamin A, vitamin B complex and vitamin C can all be found. Some of its possible culinary uses include: in chutney and in sweets. Mango is most commonly used fresh.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Seed   Cutting Pollination method  Self fertile Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period  Nov 01 - Dec 31 Frost tolerance  Very tender Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Fresh   Chutney   Sweets Nutritional value  Vitamin A   Vitamin B complex   Vitamin C Edible parts  Fruit Description of edible parts 2 to 6 inches long, kidney shaped, with yellow and red skins speckled black and surrounds one large flat seed Flavor / texture  has a rich, spicy, juicy flesh
Horticulture notes  No special fertilization is necessary for Mangifera indica to produce fruit. It is very tender and will die on the first cold night. November and December are the usual harvest months. Mango can be propagated by seed or using a cutting. This plant probably originates from East Indies and Malaya.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Mangifera indica is evergreen.

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