How to Grow a Mango Tree in Stardew Valley

If you’re looking to get the most out of Stardew Valley after all of the updates, there’s a lot to check out! The farm is looking more and more complex by the day, which is exactly what we want as newly-established farmers! You can grow so many new things now, including Bananas and even Mango Trees to help bolster your farming pockets.

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The Mango Tree in Stardew Valley is one of the newest and most desirable fruit trees. It was added to the game in its 1.5 update. But you’ve probably already noticed that there don’t seem to be many mangos hanging around, right? That’s because you’ll get to make them hang around! This guide will explain the proper steps in obtaining Mango Tree saplings and what you need to know to grow their fruit.

How to Get a Mango Tree Sapling

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To get the Mango Tree in Stardew Valley, you first need to get your hands on a sapling. Our preferred route is to stick with the Island Trader for 75 Mussels. He’ll sell you this for 75 Mussels in exchange. Alternatively, when a Golden Coconut breaks, you can get a Mango Sapling — among many other types of trees. From there, you can acquire the sapling, plant it, care for it, and watch it grow into a lucrative Mango Tree during Summer!

For another way to get yourself a Mango Sapling, pay a visit to The Mines and slay any Tiger Slime foe you see in sight. Just keep in mind that they only offer a small chance of dropping the item.

If you want a more consistent approach, you’re going to have to farm your Mussels and pay up to the Island Trader. It might be better than spending money that you probably don’t have at the time. Then, you should plant the Mango Tree on Ginger Island to get frequent Mangos year-round, rather than just in the Summer season. Or if you prefer to stay local, that’s always open, too.

How to Grow a Mango Tree

These Mango Treess follow most other rules for Fruit Trees in the Valley. Simply, make sure it has a 3×3 square grid to grow into that is completely free of debris. As long as you keep to these rules, you’ll get a mango tree within 28 days of planting it, and it’ll give you Mangos.

Mangos are pretty above-average healing items with a nice selling price. These are the favorite food of Leo, so giving him Mangos will quickly boost his friendship with you. At a high enough friendship, he’ll give you the recipe for the Mango Sticky Rice, a buff food that gives a +3 Defense buff! That’s pretty great, and it doesn’t take too much food to get access to.

If you’re looking to gift this to any other Villager, you’ll wound up with a Like/Dislike/Hate reaction. For some reason, Leo is the only citizen in Stardew who seems to appreciate this fruit.

In addition to the high-quality aspects of the fruit, you can always sell them for a pretty penny. As long as the quality improves over the years, you’ll receive a better profit. Tillers and Artisans have the advantage here, with 10% and 40% going into place, respectively.

Expert Tip

Keep the Mango Tree alive for three years if you want the best quality of food and to protect it from being struck by lightning — that is, unless you want Coal from it. Four Coal will generate if your tree is struck by lightning.

If you’re looking at getting the other saplings in the Valley, you can stop by Pierre’s General Store for that extra intake of upcoming fruit to mature.

Frequently Asked Questions

How come my Mango Trees aren’t growing in the Greenhouse?

Always keep in mind that the 3×3 space requirement also applies to new trees growing within your Greenhouse. All space within that 3×3 area must be cleared away.

Why isn’t my Mango Sapling maturing?

With the 3×3 space in mind, try growing your Mango Trees on Ginger Island, where the time of the season isn’t important.

Is there a quick way to speed up the growing process of a Mango Tree?

Aside from your trustworthy Greenhouse, there are no other methods of advancing the tree’s growth.