How often have you discarded the mango seed after relishing the fruit?
Did you know that you could use this seed to grow mango plants at home?
Naina Sarda, a cloud functional consultant, discovered this after ruefully observing the large number of mango seeds going into the bin.
But first, here are are some additional tips that might be helpful:1. Once the seeds begin germinating, you can use milk packets to plant them!2. Once the seed sprouts and its roots grow, cover it with potting mix.
3. Place the pot in an area with a lot of sunlight.4. Naina recommends mixing the fruit's akin with a little mud and keeping it in a closed lid to have a free supply of nutrient-rich compost at home.
Swipe to see how she grew mango saplings in six easy steps. All you need is a bagful of coconut fiber (coir), water, and a container with a lid.
After devouring the pulp of the mango seed, clean its hard shell.
Carefully cut open the shell without damaging the inner seed.
Peel off the thin brown layer on the smaller seed and wash it clean.
Place the washed seed in a container with some coconut fiber. Sprinkle water so that the coir absorbs it.
Cover the container with a lid and place it in the shade.
Sprinkle some water every few days, enough to keep the coir moist.
Voila! Taste the sweet success of your very own mango plant in a few days!