Emerald (mango)

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Mangifera 'Emerald'
GenusMangifera
SpeciesMangifera indica
Cultivar'Emerald'
OriginFlorida, USA

The 'Emerald' mango is a named mango cultivar that originated in southwest Florida.

History[edit]

Emerald was selected in Pine Island, Florida due to its excellent eating qualities and heavy production.[1] It was named a 2010 Curator's Choice mango for the 2010 mango festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.

Description[edit]

The fruit is an emerald-green color at maturity, sometimes developing a crimson blush when exposed to sun, averaging less than a pound in weight. The flesh is orange, fiberless, and has a rich flavor,

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-06-22. Retrieved 2010-06-16.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)