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Mango 'Carrie' (Mangifera indica)

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Carrie Mango might ring a bell for anyone familiar with mango plant varieties in South Florida. This mango variety originates from Boynton Beach! Most Florida mango varieties are hybrids of Indian mango types and the Southeast Asian mango types, which are carefully bred to thrive in hot and humid growing conditions.

Mango trees are popular trees in the home landscape, with distinct ripples of glossy evergreen foliage. Mango trees will produce reliably for years, growing into rounded dense trees with plenty of shade. They need room to grow, with average tree height falling anywhere between 30 and 60 feet high.

New growth on the Carrie Mango appears as an otherworldly red-purple. In the early spring, the tree blossoms with flower spikes, giving way to oblong fruits in the summer. The Carrie Mango is distinct from other mango varieties that blush and deepen with orange and red skin. Instead, this fruit ripens to a slightly yellow-green color. A cut into the fruit reveals a rich, orange flesh with a distinctly spicy aroma and flavor that is unlike other mangos.  

How to Grow Carrie Mango

Plant Type
Tropical/Subtropical Fruit Tree

Harvest Season
Summer

Mature Size
15-40 ft 

Soil & Moisture
Rich, deep, well-draining soil with moderate moisture but will grow well in many soil types as long as there is good drainage. It's heat tolerant and drought tolerant once established. 

Light Requirements
Full Sun

Self-Fertile
Yes

Growth Rate
Medium

Zone Hardiness
Outdoors 9-11 (frost protection until established); Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation
Our Carrie Mango's are grafted and ready to produce in 1-2 years.

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Benefits of Growing Mangos

Mangos are rich in the antioxidant beta-carotene, a pigment responsible for the yellow-orange color of the fruit. Beta-carotene is just one of many antioxidants found in mangos. 

Mangos are also rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Folate, Vitamin B, Vitamin and Potassium.

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