A fruiting tree that belong to the Mangifera genus and grows in places with tropical climate, the mango originated in India and it is widely distributed in the different parts of the world. The leaves of the plant are used as decorations in Hindu religious ceremonies and weddings. The fruit has different cultivars like the apple mango. Some of the top producers of the fruit are the People’s Republic of China, Vietnam, Nigeria and Pakistan. To grow the tree successfully, it is best to have ideas about the different mango sizes.
The Sizes of Mango
The height of a mango tree is between 35 meters and 40 meters. The radius of the tree crown is 10 meters. The tree can survive up to 300 years. The maximum depth that the taproot can reach is 20 feet or 6 meters. The length of mango leaves is around 15 centimeters to 30 centimeters. The width of each leaf measures 6 to 16 centimeters. The tree’s panicles measure 10 centimeters to 40 centimeters long. The flowers have five petals that measure five millimeters to 10 millimeters long. It will take three months to half year before the fruit ripens.
The colors of the fruit may be green, orange, yellow and red depending on the variety of the species planted. The diameter of the fruit ranges from 75 centimeters to 120 centimeters. Inside the fruit, you will find a seed that is three centimeters to four centimeters wide, four centimeters to seven centimeters long and one centimeter thick.
Additional Information and Other Important Details
The mango fruit has different minerals and vitamins. This fruit is rich in beta carotene, thiamine, riboflavin and niacin. In addition to these minerals, the fruit also contains potassium, potassium, magnesium and phosphorus. Above all, mangoes have high content of vitamin C as well as vitamin B6. The peel of the fruit has antioxidants like polyphenols and provitamin A compound.
Patients who are suffering from anemia should eat mangoes regularly because it is a good source of iron. In addition to this, mangoes can help regulate the production of sex hormones of a person since it contains vitamin E.
Aside from the mentioned medical benefits, the fruit is also helpful in treating inflammation as well as arthritis because it has anti-inflammatory properties. The peel of the fruit can be applied directly on the skin. The peel has special compounds that can unclog pores, thus, helpful in removing and preventing the growth of pimples.