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Mango, is one of the best- loved fruits in the world. It is widely used in desserts such as cakes and ice cream. It is sold as a preserved fruit, purées, jams and as fresh fruits. You can never go wrong with mango. It tastes sweet, the texture is creamy and silky. To fully experience the taste, it is best eaten raw but in a ripened state.

Mangoes are extensively grown in South East Asian countries such as The Philippines, India, Pakistan and Thailand but now they can be grown in Australia, U.S., and other countries.

Here in Perth, mangoes can grow successfully because of the favourable soil and weather conditions that the location offer.

There are different varieties of mangoes available and below is a guide to know how each variety differs. We will compare the 5 varieties that are known in the world. These are as follows:

  1. Alphonso – Considered as the king of mangoes, this variety was named after the Portuguese general Afonso de Albuquerque. This variety originated in India and mango is considered their national fruit. This variety is fibre-less and can weigh around 230 to 260 grams.
  2. Carabao – This variety is from the Philippines and is known as one of the best in the world. This is considered the sweetest mango variety as per the Guinness Book of World Records.
  3. Sindhri – Originated in Pakistan, this variety is considered to be the queen of mangoes. This is also one of the best types of mango in the world, known for its delightful sweetness and excellent shelf life.
  4. Haden – This variety is largely grown in Florida, USA, and has red and yellow hues. This variety was named after the first grower which is Capt. John Haden and took eight years to grow when it was first planted.
  5. Kensington – This variety is from Australia, Bowen, Queensland to be exact. This is the largest cultivated crop in Australia. This variety is rounder compared to the previous ones and has a sweet and spicy taste.

So there you have it. There are still a lot of different varieties, but these are the topmost varieties that are popular in the world. Would you like to get them free? Then plant a mango tree and start your backyard mango orchard. We can help you start your planting process by availing of the mango tree plant and planting service! Check out this link to see our available varieties.