Miyazaki mango cultivation in Rangpur
Published: 04:12 PM, 23 June 2021 Updated: 04:25 PM, 23 June 2021
Miyazaki, also known as Egg Of The Sun, mango is being cultivated on the roof of the buildings in Rangpur city
Miyazaki, also known as Egg Of The Sun, is known all over the world as an improved variety of mango. Although this mango is cultivated in the country, it is very rare.
Some tree lovers of Rangpur have planted these mango saplings in tubs on the roof of their houses. The planted trees also contain mangoes.
Mohiuddin Alamgir Tota, a resident of the Bakultala area in Rangpur city, has planted six Miyazaki-variety mango seedlings on the roof garden.
“A friend brought Miyazaki mango saplings from abroad two years ago and planted them in a tub on the roof of my house,” he said.
One of them has 6 mangoes in the tree. Each mango weighs about 700 grams. Its price is also quite high, Mohiuddin Alamgir also said, informing that this variety has known as Red Mango in the global market.
This tree-lover said this mango cost Tk 90 per kg.
Aftab Hossain, deputy director of Rangpur Horticulture Farm, said that his farm has started production of this variety of mango seedlings. This mango is found in some areas of the country. The cultivation of this fruit will increase in the next 2-3 years, he added.