Most Popular Types of Mangoes in Pakistan

Different types of mangoes in Pakistan are the most important farmed exports, with an amazing mandate throughout the country as well as worldwide. Mango continues to be Pakistan’s national fruit. Currently, Pakistan produces about 1.5 million tons of different types of mangoes, with only around 5% of them being exported.

 

Types of Mngoes

 

For mangoes, the famous locations of Pakistan are Shujabad, Multan, and interior Sindh. The areas of Pakistan which produce mango have temperature ranges of 40OC to 45oC which is best for the growth of mango. The mango must have dry, warm weather to set fruit.

History and Background of Mango

Pakistan is the world’s fifth-largest mango (Mangifera indica L.) producer. After citrus, mango is Pakistan’s second most popular fruit. Punjab and Sindh are the country’s two main mango-growing provinces. Mango trees are planted in early February or early March. June and July are the busiest for mango picking.

Mangoes are grown in Pakistan in over 200 different types. The quality mangoes that can be grown due to the soil and climate are beneficial for the production of it. In mango kingdom, it has its own name because of the color, size, and taste of Pakistan.

Mango varietals have long been prized for their vibrant colors, enticing aromas, delectable taste, and high nutritional value. Fruit includes 10-20% sugar and is the best source of vitamin B,  A, and C, as well as a small number of mangoes, are extensively refined in Sindh and Punjab, and the sweet-smelling, yielding fruit is without a doubt one of the most prevalent cyclical fragilities not only in Asia but also in the West. The ‘King of Fruits,’ as mangoes are known.

Different Types of Mangoes in Pakistan

In Pakistan, there are around 1200 mango trees. However, only a few of these are known to the general population.  Nonetheless, only about 350 varieties of mangoes are fully produced in the area, with only about 30 to 35 varieties being commercially grown. These are some of Pakistan’s most well-known and economically significant mango varieties, which people all around the world eagerly anticipate every summer.

The Following Are the Most Well-Known And Loved Mangoes:

  • Chaunsa
  • Sindhri
  • Lal Basha
  • Sunehra
  • Anwar Atol
  • Langra
  • Dussehri
  • Fajri
  • Totapuri
  • Gulab Khas
  • Neelum
  • Saroli
  • Sensation
  • Alphonso
  • Malda
  • Amarpali
  • Almas
  • Zafran
  • Keitt
  • Chaunsa

Pakistan’s Chaunsa mango is unquestionably one of the world’s most diverse varieties. It’s still a beautifully sweet mango with a delightful aroma and a delightfully soft, juicy top with only the tiniest amount of fiber. It arrives during Pakistan’s mango season in the summer.

Chaunsa

Chaunsa,’ a mango type from Multan, Pakistan, has recently become a popular choice among fruit enthusiasts in Jammu. ‘Chaunsa’ is imported from Pakistan’s Punjab provinces of and Multan and Rahim Yar Khan. Sher Shah Suri introduced this mango cultivar, also known as’sumer Bahist,’ through out continent. Mango lovers are raving about Multan’s ‘Chaunsa,’ which has taken over the city’s fruit markets. It’s a little bigger than other Indian varieties including Safeda, Sinduri Dasheri, Malta, Langra and Alphonso.

Different varieties of Chaunsa mangoes

At least one of the six mango varieties described here can be found throughout the year. Each kind of mango has its own flavor and texture, so experiment with several varieties at different stages of ripeness and throughout the year.

  • White Chaunsa

White Chaunsa mangoes, also known as Pakistani Honey Mangoes, are medium to large in size, have a good shelf life, and are commonly available in early August.

  • Black Chaunsa

Chaunsa mango from Pakistan is one of the world’s best mango kinds, with harvest beginning in mid-August. It’s a sweet mango with a lovely scent and very little fiber.

  • Chaunsa Tree

The tree is evergreen, growing to a height of 15–18 meters (50–60 feet) and living to a ripe old age. The lanceolate leaves are up to 30 cm (12 inches) long.

 Cultivators of Chaunsa

Here’s an overview of some well-known mango cultivars.

Rahim yar Khan, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalpur are the primary mango-growing districts in Punjab. Mangoes are harvested in February or early March.  The months of June and July are the busiest for mango picking. Mangoes are grown in Pakistan in over 200 different types. The most well-known kinds in the country, as well as for export, are Sandhi and Chaunsa.

Sindh (46,000 hectares), Punjab (54,000 hectares), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Baluchistan (11,000 hectares) account for the majority of Pakistan’s mango production (2,000 hectares)

  • Sindhri

It is a significant selection of Sindh’s province. The seed is also intermediate-sized, with an oval type figure and long, skin color lemon yellow, large size when mature, pulp color yellowish cadmium, consistency satisfactory and fixed fibreless, and the flavor is pleasingly sweet-smelling in addition to the sensation of taste is sweet.

sindhri

  • The Red King/Laal Badshah

The title of Red King is thought to be a creamy mango with a slight red tint. The fair-haired mature into deep as the fruitlet matures. The skin is relatively fixed, contains selected ingredients, and is sweet but not particularly delicious.

Laal Badshah

  • Sunehra

Baganphali is a Sindh variation that is well-known for its large capacity, with an average distance of more than 13 cm. The shape of the fruit remains oval, the color of the skins is dark green, and when the fruit is ready to eat, it becomes yellowish. It arrives in July and lasts into August.

sunehra

  • Anwar Ratol

Anwar Atol is still around because of the delectable taste and enough liquid. It is small in size, has a lot of juice pulp that can be used to make ice cream, has a thick medium skin, the pulp is fibreless, and the Anwar Ratol can be sliced into pieces. It has a very nice taste and a highly sugary flavor. Its period comes from mid of July and lasts in August twice.

 

Anwar Ratol

 

  • Langra

It withstands the type of Mango, which is in high demand in Europe as well as Canada. It has a sweet sugary taste,  has a small oval form with hefty fleshy tissue that appears yellowish-brown, small in size, has a strong aroma, is very arctic, fibreless, its skin is green and the peel is thin. From the center of June till August this fruit comes.

Langra

  • Dussehri

The Dussehra is a variety of mango that developed in the 18th century in a village near Kakori in Lucknow district. It is a sweet and aromatic mango type cultivated in Pakistan, Andhra Pradesh in the South, North India, and Nepal. The most fascinating aspect of the Dussheri Mango the mother tree, which is over 200 years old, continues to give fruit every other year. As compared to Indian Alphonso Pakistani Dussheri is more delightful and tasty.

Dussehri

  • Fajri

The UAE is a major exporter of Pakistani mangoes, with the Fajri being particularly popular due to its enormous size and fibreless flesh, which makes it perfect for making pleasant drinks.

Fajri 9

  • Totapuri

Totapuri or Ginnimooti in Pakistan and South India is grown. In Seri Lanka partially cultivated.

Totapuri

  • Gulab Khas

In Sindh, Gulab Khas is an amazing type of mango. In Pakistan, we provide large mangoes. SAMCO International is a company based in the United States is a leading producer of high-quality mangoes with extensive experience in the mango industry in Pakistan.

Gulab Khas

                                                  

  • Neelum

Many areas of India and Pakistan are home to the Neelam mango. The Sindh region produces the most famous Pakistani variety, whereas Southern India produces the most famous Indian types. After all, is said and done, this is a very aromatic fruit that mango lovers all around the world like.

Neelum

  • Saroli

This type of mango comes in a variety of colors. It’s known for its various levels of sourness and sweetness. Furthermore, it is really gentle.

 

Saroli

                                                  

  • Sensation

The ‘Sensation’ mango is a late-season mango cultivar that was first produced commercially in South Florida. The mango cultivar ‘Sensation’ yields dark plum red oval fruits with luscious, delicious yellow flesh. Mango ‘Sensation’ has good yields, but it is no longer widely grown because of inconsistent ripening issues. Plenty of water and sun is needed.

  • Alphonso

Alphonso (also known as Hapoos) is a seasonal mango cultivar that is prized for its sweetness, richness, and flavor. Pakistan is an excellent mango producer. These are primarily grown in Pakistani cities such as Sahiwal, Multan, and Sindh. Because this sort of mango does not grow from seed, if the mango seed is planted after it has been eaten, it will grow into a mango tree, but it will produce a mango of a different variety.

 

Alphanso

  • Maldah

Maldah is a Multani Mango that is cultivated starting in the season and is distinguished by its distinct flavor orangish flesh color. Mangoes have a characteristic sweet flavor and scent, as well as fibreless flesh. For this reason, mango is most likely used in Pakistani cities. This mango is only available till the second week of July.

 

Malda

 

  • Amarpali

Thanks to the deliciousness of mangoes, the air smells so much sweeter in the summer. The mango tree routinely farmed in various subtropical and tropical countries is Mangifera indica, sometimes known as the Indian Mango. It is the national tree of Bangladesh, the fruit of Pakistan, the Philippines, and India. it originated in the Indian subcontinent.

 

  • Almas

Medium-grown mango, mid-season,  a chance seedling from Chaunsa plantation, and local selection.Mirpurkhas; MRI, Tarnab (GPU, DIK)  Multan; HR .  moderate-vigorous, Tree medium tall, new flush pink and tendency for alternate bearing low. Its taste is medium, juicy, pleasant, aromatic, and sweet.

 

 

Almas

  • Safron

A chance seedling, a medium scale midseason variety,  semi spreading, tree medium tall, medium green, foliage medium dense, oblongish,  fruit size medium, color light green with light pink blush at maturity,  skin smooth, flesh yellow, fibers low, flavor fine rich, strong aromatic resembling saffron lemon yellow with light pink blush at ripening.

 

Safron

  • Keitt

Sugar-free mango types are now available in Pakistani shops for diabetics. By the name of Keitt, Genn, and Sonaro.The sugar content of the Keitt cultivar is the lowest, at 4.7 percent. Following a scientific adjustment by a mango expert at M H Panhwar Farms in Sindh’s Tando Allahyar, Pakistan’s marketplaces have improved.

 

Keitt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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