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Mango Farming 

Mango farming

How to plant Mango

  • Mango trees grow best in tropical and warmer subtropical climates

  • They trees grow well in sunny spot with loose, well-draining soil

  • Mulching the planting site with black plastic to  warm the soil ahead of planting, hinder weed growth and keep developing fruits clean.

  • Seeds should be planted in one inches deep and about 3 feet apart.

  • Irrigate the area when you are finished planting

Mango Farming 2-min

Irrigation for Mango:

  • Mango trees have some drought tolerance.

  • It's best to water whenever the top couple inches of soil dries out, but do not let the soil soggy

  • Use drip irrigation to keep plants consistently and evenly watered

  • Ensure Mulching around the plants can help to retain moisture and reduce weeds

  • Reduce watering once fruits are growing

Mango Farming 3-min

Fertilizer for mango

  • Mango trees don’t need a lot of fertilizer.. However slow-release balanced fertilizer can be applied to the soil for better yield.

  • Key nutrients for mango production are nitrogen (N), potassium (K), calcium (Ca) and boron (B). These 4 nutrients is the key to good productivity and fruit quality in mangoes.

  • When cow manure is properly composted, it is one of the best sources of nutrients for this fruit tree

  • Manures should be applied in circular basins from the base of the tree.

  • If drip irrigation is available, Liquid Fertilizer like Fish Amino or Jeevamartham can be diluted in water can be sent through the drip lines.

Mango Farming 5-min

Harvesting Mango

  • Normally mango trees takes 120 to 140  days from fruit set to harvest a mature mango fruit.

  • Dark green fruits start turning pale green to yellowish in color at maturity

  • Mango fruits are generally harvested manually using a picking pole with net bag attached for catching the fruit

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