Mangifera indica

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Amba/ Manga
Botanical Name  Mangifera indica
Origin of species  Native
Family  Anacardiaceae
AF notation / physiognomy  V9
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE 59
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -1 g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -15-40 cm
-Width -1.5-4 cm
-Texture -Coarse
Conservation Status
Growth Rate  Moderate
Crown type  Broad crown
Propagation method  Seed/grafting
Root type  Tap deep root
Preferred Soils  Wide range of soils
Impact on Soil  Add organic matter
Salinity tolerance
Human uses  Fruit
Economic Importance  Chutney, jam, pickle, timber, medicine, dye
Distribution  All over Sri Lanka
Light preferences  Full sun
Flowering time  February-March
Flower Color  Cream
Fruit type  Fleshy fruit