Alphonso Mango Tree

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Scientific Name: Mangifera indica ‘Alphonso’

Common Names: Alphonso Mango, Hapus Fruit, King’s Mango

Overview: The Mangifera indica ‘Alphonso’ is a prized mango cultivar revered for its exceptional flavor and aroma, earning it the title of the “king of mangoes.” Originating from India, this tropical evergreen tree produces medium-sized, ovate-shaped fruits with a smooth, golden-yellow skin tinged with a blush of red. Renowned for its rich, sweet, and intensely aromatic flesh, the ‘Alphonso’ mango offers a sensory experience like no other, with hints of floral and tropical flavors dancing on the palate.

Named after the Portuguese viceroy Alfonso de Albuquerque, who introduced the variety to Goa, India, this mango has become a symbol of culinary excellence. To cultivate ‘Alphonso’ mangoes, provide the tree with full sun and well-draining soil. Regular watering and occasional fertilization during the growing season will promote healthy growth and abundant fruiting.

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Grow your Own Sweet Treats at Home

Mango trees (Mangifera indica) are splendid tropical fruit trees that not only provide delicious fruits but also enhance the beauty of any landscape with their lush foliage. Originating from South Asia, these trees have adapted to various climates worldwide. Mango trees are long-lived, evergreen trees known for their fruit, which varies in size, color, and taste based on the cultivar. They can grow up to 35-40 feet in height in a home garden, though they are larger in the wild.

Caring for your Mango Tree

Growing a mango tree requires patience and care, but the reward of homegrown, juicy mangoes is incomparable. Remember, each tree has its own characteristics and may require slight adjustments in care based on your specific environment.


Plant your mango tree in a location that receives full sun for most of the day. They need at least six hours of direct sunlight to produce quality fruit.


Mango trees prefer well-drained, fertile soil with a pH between 5.5 and 7.5. If your soil is heavy or clayey, consider planting the tree in a raised bed or amending the soil with organic matter to improve drainage.


Young mango trees should be watered regularly to establish a strong root system. Once established, they are relatively drought-tolerant but benefit from consistent moisture, especially during the flowering and fruiting seasons. Avoid overwatering, as this can lead to root rot.


Mango trees benefit from regular fertilization. Use a balanced fertilizer (e.g., 10-10-10 NPK) during the first year of growth. Afterward, switch to a high-potassium fertilizer to encourage fruiting. Fertilize your mango tree three to four times a year, but reduce fertilization in the winter.


Prune mango trees to maintain their shape and remove any dead or diseased wood. This also helps in improving air circulation and light penetration, which are crucial for fruit production. Prune after the harvest or before the flowering season.

Pest and Disease Management

Mango trees are susceptible to pests like mango hoppers, mealybugs, and scale insects. They can also be affected by diseases such as anthracnose and powdery mildew. Regularly inspect your tree and use appropriate organic or chemical treatments as needed. Maintaining good air circulation and avoiding overhead watering can prevent many fungal diseases.

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