How many Mango plants can be planted in an acre?
I often get this question.
The answer to this question “How many mango plants can be grown in an acre” is important because it will help:
- Upcoming mango farmers know the number of mango seedlings they need to buy for an acre.
- Calculate the expected yield per acre of mango trees
- Guide you in budgeting and purchasing of various inputs like manure, foliar spray, Knapsack sprayers, pest control, so that you properly allocate the resources you need for the mango orchard.
Here is the answer…
The number of mango seedlings that can be planted in an acre will depend on a number of factors, including:
- The variety of mango,
- Spacing between trees,
- Type of soil
- and climate.
A general rule of thumb is that a planting density of around 150 to 180 mango trees per acre is considered optimal for most varieties of mango.