Soil and Climate

Soil and climate

    • Being very hardy, is grown successfully in wide range of soil like light sandy loam, clayey, deep, rich alluvial with the pH of 4.5- 8.2.
    • It is the fruit crop of sub-tropical region, the young plants are susceptible to drought and cold.
    • The trees are very hardy and can withstand heat and prolonged drought.
    • A cool winter induces heavy fruiting and produces good quality fruits.
    • The rainfall of 100cm with uniform distribution is ideal for production.
    • The optimum temperature lies between 23-280C and can be grow up to 1500m above mean sea level.

Last modified: Thursday, 17 May 2012, 11:43 AM