Mango (Mangifera indica)—
The mango is another popularly grown home garden fruit tree for the warm, drier parts of the islands.
Trees grow in a wide range of soil types and are drought tolerant.
While Haden and Pirie continue to be popular varieties in Hawaii, other varieties have been introduced or
developed by the University of Hawaii that produce better quality fruits more regularly.
The Fukuda mango is a seedling found in the McCully area that has large yellow sweet fiberless fruits.
The Rapoza mango is an Irwin mango seedling selection developed by the University of Hawaii that has a very fine textured fiberless pulp with a sweet delicate flavor.
The Rapoza, Fairchild, and Keitt are anthracnose resistant varieties that can be grown in relatively humid areas.
The Brahm Kai Mea ,Fa Lom, and Kook Lom Krong are Thai varieties that can be eaten green or ripe and is delicious eaten either way.