'Himsagar' mangoes on display at the 15th Annual International Mango Festival in Florida, United States in 2007
|Origin||West Bengal, India|
The 'Himsagar' mango is a popular mango cultivar, originating in the modern-day state of West Bengal in India. The inside is yellow to orange in colour and does not have any fibre. The fruit is medium-sized and weighs between 250 and 350 grams, out of which the pulp content is around 77%. It has a good keeping quality. It is also known as Khirsapati.
Himsagar ripens in May and it is available in the market from the second week of May to the end of June. It is mainly grown in the Malda, Murshidabad, Nadia, and Hooghly districts of West Bengal, and in the Chapai Nawabganj district of neighboring Bangladesh. This cultivar is registered under the protected Geographical Indication index with G.I. Registration No. 112.
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