TOMMY ATKINS

Tommy atkins is a kind of mango cultivar that is being grown in the U.S., South Africa, Peru, Mexico, Italy, Guatemala, Venezuela, Brazil, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Israel.

This cultivar is generally not considered to be among the best in terms of sweetness, aroma and flavor. But it is noted for it’s long shelf life and tolerance for handling. Tommy Atkins mangoes are oval in shape , green to purplish red and turn a bright yellowish/orange when ripe. The are fibrous and slightly pulpy. The average weight is approximately 16-22 ounces. The orange flesh is fine-textured sweet and juicy.

 

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