THE MANGO TREE
The mango tree grows in the hot climate. It is very dear to us for its fruit. The mango tree bears blossoms in mid-winter. Men and animals eat green and ripe mango. The fruits ripen in Summer. The tree has lived for more than a hundred years. The branches grow four or five feet above the trunk. The mango fruits are not alike. Some are large round full of sweet juice. There are mango trees in the forest. They bear small fruits. Men make the salad, cake, squash out of its ripe fruits. The mango leaves make good garlands. They are used in decorations and religious ceremonies. The fruits. are largely used by Indians and foreigners. In England, Mango trees grow in glass houses. Ripe fruits of various kinds and sizes are taken to foreign countries in Aeroplan's. The ripe, juicy fruit forms a welcome item I of good served to the Queen of England. on her dining table. Mango is the poor man's food to live on for some days. The foggy weather is its great enemy. Grafted mango trees bring out better fruit. Indian mangoes are sweeter than those grown elsewhere. Bombay,
Maharastra and Madhya Pradesh grow varieties of mango. They are very sweet and juicy.