15 Interesting And Informative Mango Facts

Mango is one of the most common fruits. It's delicious, juicy, and tasty. Mango is an Asian fruit. It is particularly cultivated in southeastern Asian countries. There are lots of types of mango. They are all different in color, shape, and taste. The mango is a fruit from the cashew family. Mango is consumed as a whole, cut into pieces, and juice. The mango remains green until it ripes. A ripe mango is red, yellow, or a mixture of red and yellow in color. Mangifera indica is the scientific name of the mango plant. Mango is the singular name of the fruit. The plural form is mangoes.

Mango is one of the oldest evolved fruits in the world. The name of the fruit is derived from the Malayalam name maanga. Mango is cultivated in the Indian subcontinent for thousands of years. European sailors and exporters brought mango to England and other European countries. The mango is a seasonal fruit. It grows in mango trees. The trees grow from a mango seed. Mango trees are large and wide. Mango seed is one of the largest seeds among all real fruits. Mango trees flower in a season. The ovary of the flower grows to fruit after pollination. Mangoes are hand-picked mostly after ripping.

The mango is one of the most consumed fruits in the world. There are over 500 varieties of mangoes are cultivated. Mangoes are eaten all over the world. It is a tasty fruit with a lot of nutrition. The mango is easy to digest. It is filled with multivitamins and fiber. Green mangoes are particularly high in vitamin C. The mango has a cultural significance in the Indian Subcontinent. Here we have gathered some of the most interesting facts about mangoes.

Fact : The First domestication of mango happened at least 4000 years ago in India. So the fruit is obviously older than that.

Fact : There are around 500 varieties and cultivars of mango. Only 30 of them are widely known.

Fact : Keitt mangoes are the largest among all varieties of mangoes.

Fact : Mangoes are brought to the Americas by the Spanish sailors. They brought mango from India to Mexico in the 1600s.

Fact : Ripe mango contains more sugar than green mango.

Fact : It is believed that Buddha sat under a mango tree while meditating. That's why for Buddhists mango is an important tree.

Fact : Alexander the Great is said to love the taste of mango and brought it to Greece with himself.

Fact : Mughal emperors had an exclusive love of the fruit mango. They are also known to one of the prominent grafters of the mango plant.

Fact : The paisley is a unique pattern only seen in Indian art. The shape of the pattern is inspired by the shape of a mango.

Fact : Th mango is the national fruit of India and the Philippines and Pakistan.

Fact : Mango tree is the national tree of Bangladesh.

Fact : The oldest known mango tree is 300 years old. The tree stands in the East Khandesh an Indian province. It still flowers and gives fruit.

Fact : India is the largest producer of mango. The country grows 20 million metric tons of mangoes each year.

Fact : In china mango was popularised as the symbol of Chairman Mao Zedong's love for the people.

Fact : The Jain goddess Ambika is traditionally represented as sitting under a mango tree.

Mango is one of the most delicious fruits. Many people like mango more than any other fruit. Next time you eat mango share these wonderful facts with your family and friends.