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  • Origin: Kenya
  • Fruit size: Large
  • Weight in grams: 450
  • Yield: Heavy
  • Fruit color: Yellowish/purplish
  • Fresh color: Yellow
  • Fibre content: Moderate
  • Seed type: Polyembryonic
  • Fruit shape: clongent and slender
  • Seed percentage: 8.6
  • Eating quality: Good
  • Regularity of bearing: Often
  • Tree habit: Moderate
  • County:Kilifi
  • Harvesting season: June/July
  • Pest attack: Research ongoing
  • Disease: powdery mildew, Anthracnose
  • Susceptibility: Moderate
  • Advantages: Stores well
  • Disadvantages: Late ripening
  • Irrigation: Research ongoing
  • Fertilizer: Research ongoing
  • Pesticides: Research ongoing
  • Fungicides: Research ongoing

Kizulu is a large sized fruit with good quality flesh. It is large, elongated and slender with a very prominent beak at the apex and a similar shape at the point of attachment. The fruit is yellowish or purplish red. The variety is not widely distributed in farmlands

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