There are several species of mango trees, and variations in the fruit. In order to grow a tree, choose the species you would like to grow. A mango tree needs an ideal climate to grow.
It is a tropical fruit, and needs a lot of sun to grow and bear fruit. Also, a mango tree can grow to be very large eventually. The tree starts bearing fruit only after it reaches at least four feet in height, and this can take around 18 months or more.There are two ways in which you can get started. One is to attempt to start growing the plant right from the seed, and the second way is to get a grafted plant from a nursery. As a beginner, you should get a plant from the nursery. It is possible to get even young plants. There are several hybrid varieties too that is available.
Choose the sunniest spot in your garden and dig a 12-inch deep hole. If the plant is slightly bigger, then dig a slightly deeper hole. Also, prepare the soil with fertilizers and plant feed before planting the tree. Plant the tree deep and then pack the soil. However, make sure that the soil is loosely packed to enhance water absorption.
In the initial days, you have to water the plant thoroughly and after a few days water it regularly. Never over water a mango plant. Make a big circular pond around the tree so that it can hold water. Just about half an inch deep is fine. Once the tree grows, it will not need that much care as it can take care of itself.
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