Description: Alphonso mango is a seasonal fruit, considered to be among the most superior varieties of the fruit in terms of sweetness, richness and flavour. The variety is named after Afonso de Albuquerque, a Portuguese general and military expert who helped establish Portuguese colonies in India. The Portuguese introduced grafting on mango trees to produce extraordinary varieties like Alphonso. The fruit was then introduced to the Konkan region in Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and some parts of southern state of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala.
Alphonso mangoes are often discussed as a popular cultivar .b Alphonso mangoes have a rich, creamy, tender texture and are low in fiber content,] with a delicate, creamy pulp. These characteristics make Alphonso one of the most demanded cultivars. 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 golden saffron colour. Mango sorbet, ice cream, lassi, soufflé, mousse, macaroni and puree are some culinary preparations using Alphonso mangoes. The Alphonso variety is a beautiful addition to any garden, grafted in a 3 gallon container this mango is also known as Haapoos, Aapoos from different parts of India.
Care: The best climate for mango has rainfall of 30 to 100 in (75-250 cm) in the four summer months (June to September) followed by 8 months of dry season. The mango tree is not too particular as to soil type, providing it has good drainage. Rich, deep loam certainly contributes to maximum growth, but if the soil is too rich and moist and too well fertilized, the tree will respond vegetatively but will be deficient in flowering and fruiting.
Mango Alphonso tree
- Product Code: PLFR-mango-alphonso-tree
- Availability: In Stock
- Ex Tax: 449₹