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    Club Mango

  • Origin: Kenya
  • Fruit size: Medium
  • Weight in grams: 400
  • Yield: Heavy
  • Fruit color: yellowish/deep reddish
  • Fresh color: Yellow/orange
  • Fibre content: Moderate
  • Seed type: Polyembryonic
  • Fruit shape: Oval
  • Seed percentage: 8.6
  • Eating quality: Good
  • Regularity of bearing: Alternate
  • Tree habit: Very large and sprending
  • County: Embu
  • Harvesting season: December -January/February
  • Pest attack: Mealbug, mango weavil
  • Disease: Powdery mildew
  • Susceptibility: Very large
  • Advantages: Travels well to the market
  • Disadvantages: Huge tree difficult to harvest, tendency towards biennial bearing colouration
  • Irrigation: Research ongoing
  • Fertilizer: Research ongoing
  • Pesticides: Research ongoing
  • Fungicides: Research ongoing

The fruits are oval with deep reddish or yellowish green smooth surface. It is medium sized with flattish cheeks and a prominent beak. The variety has a low limited distribution on farms.

Pests and Diseases
Mango fruit fly


Mango aphid

Powdery mildew
Mango survey




Mango varieties in Embu and Makueni by District

Cultural practices

Postharvest treatment

Chemical control

Challenges to Mango planting

Mango planting

Mango Improvement Strategy
  By: Phanuel Oballa and Rachel Kariuki                                                                                            © 2019 KEFRI/KALRO Mango Research