Grafted Banganapalle Mango Plant
Banganapalle mangoes (also known as Benishan and Bernisha) is a mango variety produced in Banganapalle of Nandyal District in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It alone occupies 70% percent of the total mango cultivable area of the state and was first introduced by the Farmers of Banaganapalli.
|Maturity Duration||2 to 2.5 years|
|Blooming Season||November to April|
|Plant Age||6 Months|
Features of Banganapalle Mango:
- Banganapalli is oval-shaped mangoes with golden yellowish thin skin, with hints of red and is larger in size where a single mango weighs about 400 g.
- These mangoes have a pulp that is fibreless firm and yellowish with a sweet juicy taste.
- They are mostly used to make juice, sorbet, and ice cream as they are highly rich in the pulp.
- Good in taste to eat.
- It is a commercial variety of mango available in local markets.
- It is also known as Chaptai, and Chapai based on different regions.
- Banganapalli mangoes have unique and attractive shape
- The shelf life is high compared to other mango varieties
Growing tips for Banganapalle Mango Tree
- Location: Plant your Banganapalle mango tree in a location that gets full sun and good air circulation.
- Soil: The soil should be well-drained and fertile.
- Watering: Water your mango tree deeply once a week during the growing season, and reduce watering during the winter months.
- Fertilization: Fertilize your mango tree with a balanced fertilizer once a month during the growing season. You can also apply compost or aged manure around the base of the tree.
- Pruning: Prune your mango tree in late winter or early spring to remove dead or diseased branches, and to promote healthy growth.
- Pest and disease control: Keep an eye out for pests such as mango fruit fly and mango seed weevil, and use organic methods such as neem oil or insecticidal soap to control them. Also, be on the lookout for diseases such as powdery mildew or anthracnose, and treat them promptly with fungicides.
- Harvesting: Harvest your Banganapalle mangoes when they are fully ripe and have a sweet fragrance. Gently twist the fruit off the tree, or use a pruning tool to cut the stem.
By following these tips, you can enjoy healthy and fruitful Banganapalle mango tree in your backyard.