How to harvest Mango 'Haden'
Haden mangoes ripen during April and May, these can be hand picked or picked with clippers as soon as they are ripe.
How to propagate Mango 'Haden'
Sowing time - Spring/Summer; Spacing - 4-6m; Germination time - 1-3months. Germination rate and vigor of seedlings are highest when seeds are taken from fruits that are fully ripe, not still firm.
Cuttings, even when treated with growth regulators, are only 40% successful. Best results are obtained with cuttings of mature trees, ringed 40 days before detachment, treated, and rooted under mist.
Special features of Mango 'Haden'
Fruits are edible to birds.
Attracts useful insects
Flowers are visited by fruit bats, flies, wasps, wild bees, butterflies, moths, beetles, ants and various bugs seeking the nectar.
Other uses of Mango 'Haden'
Various parts of the tree are taken as a remedy for diarrhea, fever, chest complaints, diabetes, hypertension and other ills. It is an anti-diuretic, anti-diarrheal, anti-emetic and cardiac herb.
Fruits eaten when ripe, served fresh in a dessert, fruit salad, on dry cereal, or in gelatin or custards, on ice cream or as a juice or eaten dried. Seeds are edible and a source of flour.