Mango, Bowen Mango
Mangifera indica

Family: Anacardiaceae (an-a-kard-ee-AY-see-ee)
Genus: Mangifera (man-GEF-er-uh)
Species: indica (IN-dih-kuh)

Category
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Trees
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Water Requirements
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure
Full Sun

Foliage
Evergreen

Foliage Color

Height
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Hardiness
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Where to Grow

Danger
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color
Red
Pale Yellow
White/Near White

Bloom Characteristics
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Bloom Size

Bloom Time
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Other details

Soil pH requirements
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information
Non-patented

Propagation Methods
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
By grafting

Seed Collecting
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible