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Gir Kesar Mango - Gujarat - India

The Gir Kesar mango , also called  Kesar.  kesar  is a  mango  cultivar grown in the foothills of  Girnar  in  Gujarat , western part of  India . The mango is known for its bright orange colored pulp and best in Taste. The mango was grown in 1931 by Junagadh Wazir Sale Bhai in  Vanthali . About 75 grafts were then planted in the foothills of Girnar at the Junagadh Laal Dori farm. The mango is said to have been known as "Kesar" since 1934 when the  Nawab of Junagadh   Muhammad Mahabat Khan III  said "This is Kesar" looking at the orange pulp of the fruit— kesar