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Mangifera 'Rosigold'
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'Rosigold' mangoes at the 2010 International Mango Festival at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables, Florida
SpeciesMangifera indica
Hybrid parentage'Ono' × unknown
OriginFlorida, US

The 'Rosigold' mango (or 'Rosy Gold') is a named, early-season mango cultivar that was selected in south Florida.


Rosigold is of Southeast Asian heritage,[1] and may have been a seedling of a Saigon-type mango. A 2005 pedigree analysis estimated that Rosigold was a seedling of the Ono mango.[2]

Due to its low growth habit, Rosigold has been promoted in Florida as a mango for home growers with limited space, as well those who desire an early-fruiting variety. Rosigold is now sold as nurserystock and often marketed as a "condo mango" because it can be grown and maintained in a pot.

Rosigold trees are planted in the collections of the University of Florida's Tropical Research and Education Center[3] in Homestead, Florida as well as the Miami-Dade Fruit and Spice Park,[4] also in Homestead.


The fruit averages under a pound in weight and is oblong in shape with a smooth surface. The apex is bluntly pointed and the fruit lacks a beak. At maturity the skin is yellow in color, sometimes containing an orange-red blush. The flesh is orange-yellow in color, fiberless, and has a rich, sweet flavor. It contains a polyembryonic seed. Rosigold's fruit production is considered good. The fruit begin ripening in March in Florida, making Rosigold one of the earliest ripening cultivars.

The trees have a small growth habit and can be maintained at 8 feet in height with pruning.

See also[edit]

List of mango cultivars


  1. ^ "Mango Trees". Archived from the original on 2010-12-02. Retrieved 2012-10-31.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-26. Retrieved 2009-06-01.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  4. ^ "Friends of the Fruit & Spice Park - Plant and Tree List 2008". Archived from the original on 2011-08-09. Retrieved 2017-04-16.