Grower advice

Mangoes are grown throughout the Darwin and Katherine regions. 

They are drought tolerant. They need watering from fruit set, and should be pruned after harvest. 

For comprehensive guidance on managing your orchard, read the following publications .

You can also watch videos about mango cultivation and general growing tips.

Growing mangoes for market: general information

For general information on mango production get the production guide for mango growers in northern Australia (3.1 mb).  

Read more about the prospects and potential profitability of mangoes in this production and market analysis (347.2 kb).


Check the mango plant nutrition (3.3 mb) or designing a mango fertiliser program (2.4 mb) presentations by Ted Winston.

Read instructions for preparing mango leaf and soil samples for laboratory testing (97.3 kb)

Understand more about mango leaf and soil sample analysis (61.7 kb)

Find out more about using Paclobutrazol (55.7 kb) to promote flowering and fruiting. 


Get the guidelines for managing irrigation of mangoes (59.1 kb) during the different development phases.


Read the guide to mango pruning in the Top End (79.9 kb)


Get the guide to transporting mangoes (429.2 kb) in the NT. 

More advice

If you want more advice call the Plant Industries division on (08) 8999 2216. The dedicated unit offers a range of advisory services to support NT growers.

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Last updated: 01 February 2019


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