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Minor fruits

Name of the fruit with botanical name

Varieties

Spacing

Manures and fertilizers

Yield

Litchi
(Litchi chinensis Sonner.)

Muzafarpur, Dehradun, Calcutta, seedless late and Rose scented Cauvery

10 x 10 m

FYM : 60 kg
N:100 g, P:40 g and K:400 g for 10 year old tree.  Apply N in two split doses in Feb. & April.  FYM, P and K to be applied in Dec.

80 – 100 kg/tree

Mangosteen
(Garcinia mangostana)

-

7 x 7 m

FYM, 75 kg
N : 1 kg
P : 0.8 kg &
K : 3.0 kg/tree
June - July.

500 - 600
fruits/tree

Straw berry
(Fragaria vesca)

Phenomenal, Majestic, Chandler, Labella, Sujatha

40 x 25 cm
(double row planting)

FYM : 3 kg/m² N:8g
P:8g and K:8 g/plant, apply during October and February

1 kg/m² or 10 t/ha

Passion fruit
(Passiflora edulis Sims.)

Purple for hills, yellow for plains

2 x 2 m

FYM 10 kg, N 20 g, P 20 g and K 15 g/plant

60 - 80 fruits/vine

Bilimbi
(Averrhoa bilimbi)

-

-

N : 80 g
P : 50 g
K : 100 g/ bearing tree/year

50 kg/tree

Carambola
(Averrhoa carambola)

Highly acidic, mild acidic

-

N : 100 g,
P : 50 g and
K : 100 g/
Plant

-

Karonda
(Carissa caranda)

Green, pink, white

2 x 2 m

FYM : 10 kg/ plant

2 to 4 kg/tree

Loquat
(Eriobotrya japonica)

Mammoth, Safed batia, Golden red, Tanaka, California, Advance, Pale yellow, Golden yellow

-

N : 50 g,
P : 30 g,
K : 150 g and Ca : 40 g per tree

40 kg/tree

Phalsa
(Grewia
asiatica)

-

2  x 2 m

N : 50 g,
P : 20 g and
K : 50 g/plant

2 - 3 kg/bush, fruits mature by May, June

Mulberry
(Morus nigra)

Black mulberry

Pits by
0.5 x 0.5 m
at 7 m apart

FYM : or Tank silt
10 kg, N:50g, P:50 g and K:50 g per plant

4 - 8 kg/tree

West Indian
Cherry
(Malphigia punicifolia)

-

2 x 2 m

FYM 10 kg, N:200 g,
P:50 g and K:100 g/tree

10 - 15 kg/tree

Annona
(Annona
squamosa;)
(A.cherimnoya;
A.reticulata)

Balanagar, Mammoth, Atemoya, APK-1

5 x 5 m

FYM : 10 kg, neem cake one kg, N:250 g, P:125 g and K:250 g/tree
Apply 30 gm each of Azotobacter, VAM, Azospirillum, Phosphobacteria and 50% of 125:65:125 g N, P2O5, K2O per tree.

80 - 100 Nos./tree

Lemon
(Citrus limon)

Malta, Nepali oblong, Nepali round, Rajamundry, Lisbon, Willafranka, Italin, Eureka, Seedless, Seville Mayor

5 x 5 m

FYM:30 kg N 400 g, P : 200 g and K : 300 g/tree twice in a year

50 kg/tree

Rambutan
(Nephelium lappaceum)

-

7 x 10 m

-

10-20 kgs of fruits per tree.

Durian (Durio zebethinus)

Specific varieties are not available

10 x 10m,
12x 12 m

N – 38.3
P – 8.2
K – 20.9 kg/ha(bearing tree)

40-50 fruits per tree

Avocado (Persea americana)

TKD-1, Poll -ock, Fuerte and Perad- enia, Purple H ybrid

5 x 5 m

40-45 kg FYM
1 kg urea
1kg Super phosphate

200-300 fruits/tree

Fig (Ficus carica )

Capri fig, Smyrna fig, White San Pedro

4 x 4 m

36 kg FYM
2.25 kg Neem cake
680 g sulphate of Ammonia

10-12 kg/tree

Persimmon
(Diospyros kaki)

Dai Dai Maru, Tanenashi, Martoria

5 x 5 m

-

20-25 kg /tree

Kiwi (Actinidia delicious)

Abbott, Allison, Bruno, Hayward, Monty, Tomuri

6 x 6m

20 kg FYM basal dose,0.5 kg NPK mixture containing 15 % N is applied each year. After 5 years
,N- 850-900g
P – 500-600g
K- 800-900g/vine

50-100kg /vine

Apricot (Prunus americana)

Alfred, Baiti, Beladi

6 x 6 m

40 kg FYM
N- 500g
P2O5- 250g
K- 200g

50-80kg tree/

Bread fruit
(Artocarpus incise)

-

10 x 10 m

25 kg FYM
7 : 10 : 5 NPK mixure @ 1-2 kg/plant

500-2000 fruits/ tree

Egg fruit
(Pouteria campechiana)

-

6 x 6m

-

300-400 fruits/tree

 
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