Orange Essence is an excellent new mango from the breeding program of Gary Zill of Boynton Beach, FL. It was a seedling of Kent that may have had Gary as its pollen parent. The fruit are roundly shaped like Kent, medium sized and turn yellow at maturity. The flesh is fiberless and has a wonderfully and intensely rich Gary-type citrus flavor with terrific sweetness (distinct from the citrus flavor found in Lemon Meringue and its descendents)
The Philippine mango, is a variety of mango from the Philippines. It is one of the most important varieties of mango cultivated in the Philippines. The variety is reputed internationally due to its sweetness and exotic taste. The mango variety was listed as the sweetest in the world by the 1995 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records. It is named after the carabao, a native Filipino breed of domesticated water buffalo.
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If you like green mangoes, you will love this one! As with many Thai mangoes, this variety must be eaten green to fully enjoy its unique apple-like qualities. It has a crunchy, crisp texture with a pleasantly tart taste.
This mango has a very compact growth habit. It is a heavy producing small tree with excellent fruit quality. The ripe skin is yellow with a red or purple blush. The fruit is the oblong shape , the flesh is tangerine orange and firm with a rich sweetness of Indian spice and just a hint of citrus.
This mango variety is believed to have been brought to Florida in the 1950’s by Cuban descendants. The tree and its fruit are very similar to Haden. San Felipe is a fast grower and consistent producer of colorful bright yellow blush red fruit with a pattern of white dots. The fruit typically ripen in June.
The fruit are small, yellow at maturity, with an oval-oblong shape similar to ‘Glenn’. The flesh is medium-firm, fiberless, and orange in color, containing a polyembryonic seed with poor flesh-to-seed ratio. The flavor is nothing short of amazing, a flavor bomb with intense richness and complexity, its strong tart component like that of a candy that gets balanced out by a big punch of sweetness. As the fruit becomes more ripe, its tart component diminishes as the sweetness becomes cola syrup-like.
The fruit has a roundish shape similar to Kent, lacking a lateral beak, and averages about a pound in weight. The skin color is golden yellow with orange blush, similar to its parent Edward. The flesh is pale yellow, fiberless and has a very mild flavor. It contains a small monoembryonic seed. The fruit has good fungus resistance and trees are productive. The fruit typically ripens from July to August in Florida.