How many types of mangoes are in Thailand?
More than 200 varieties are grown in Thailand, helping to make the Kingdom the world’s third largest mango exporter behind India and China. While mango’s ubiquity stems in part from the ease with which it grows throughout the country, the best regions for the fruit are Chachoengsao, Ratchaburi and Nonthaburi.
How many types of mangoes exist?
In India, about 1,500 varieties of mango are grown including 1,000 commercial varieties. Each of the main varieties of mango has an unique taste and flavour.
How do you pick a Thai mango?
A ripe mango will give off a strong sweet, fruity, fragrant aroma around the stem. Stay away from mangos that don’t smell at all, which means they are underripe. Put the mango back if it smells like alcohol! Mangos have a high sugar content, which means they ferment naturally.
What does Nam Doc Mai mango taste like?
The fruit is elongated, with a prominent beak, and is normally yellow with green spots. It is a polyembryonic-seeded variety. The flesh of the fruit is known for having very little fibre, strong and pleasant aroma, and very sweet taste.
Nam Dok Mai.
|Mangifera ‘Nam Dok Mai’|
Is Nam Doc Mai mango Polyembryonic?
Nam Doc Mai is a polyembryonic mango and when planted, the seed will produce several seedlings most of which will produce fruit that is true to type. Trees propagated by grafting will come into production earlier, producing fruit 1 to 2 years after planting. Seedlings can take up to 5 years to fruit.