How India’s ‘Mango Man’ Grew a Tree With 300 Flavors

Malihabad is a mango lover’s paradise; it is home to a booming mango industry and “Al Muquaraar”, the miracle 300-variety mango tree. Kalimullah Khan, Al Muquaraar’s creator, started grafting different mango varieties to the 100-year old tree in 1987 and grew his collection after traversing all of India for new and rare varieties. Khan breathes life into the mango industry, and hope the mangoes will do the same for him: “I want to live on even after my death, through the mangoes I have grown.” Read full article here

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