Mango 'Alphonso' (Mangifera indica)Regular price $89.95
The amazing golden Alphonso Mango is better known as the King of Mangoes! Alphonso, native to India and grown mostly throughout the western part of the continent. Alphonso is one of the most expensive mango varieties in the world. It's prized for it's rich, creamy, sweet flavor and non-fibrous texture. It's juicy flesh has a strong sweet aroma and a delicious tropical flavor with a hint of peach, apricot, and citrus.
The Alphonso Mango is named after Afonso de Albuquerque, a Portuguese general that helped establish Portuguese colonies in India and introduce the propagation technique of grafting on Mango trees to produce varieties like the Alphonso Mango.
Alphonso Mango is fast-growing and disease resistant. A dwarf mango variety, it grows up to only 10-15 feet tall, making it easy to grow in a planter and bring indoors over the winter if you live in a northern climate.