Photo Gallery: Scenes from the International Mango Festival

  • John Frans, 4-1/2, tries to taste a leaf of the mango tree he named Max and carries with help from his dad, Robbie Frans, right, on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s 21st Annual International Mango Festival. The Miami Beach family -- that’s mom Julie Frans, left, carrying Cassidy, 2-1/2 -- are members of the botanic garden, at 11935 Old Cutler Rd. in Coral Gables. The festival continues from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 14. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Melba Otero, left, a volunteer at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's 21st Annual International Mango Festival, describes varieties of mangoes to Sheila Clark, right, on Saturday, July 13, 2013. Clark and her husband, Jack Clark, drove from Key West to the botanic garden in Coral Gables to attend the festival. The couple has done so for decades, despite growing their own Carrie mangoes at home, Sheila Clark said. The festival continues from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 14. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Ed Mayer plays a lilting melody on his lapsteel guitar in a "Music of the Mango Lands" program on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's 21st Annual International Mango Festival. The event continues from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14 at the botanic garden, 11935 Old Cutler Rd. in Coral Gables MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Colorful, fragrant and mouth-watering varieties of mangoes locally cultivated at The Fairchild Farm are for sale at the 21st Annual International Mango Festival at Fairchild Tropical Garden on Saturday, July 13, 2013. The festival continues at 11935 Old Cutler Rd. in Coral Gables from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 14. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Mouthwatering mango items brought by members of the Myanmar Mango Commercial Grower Group and the Myanmar Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Producer and Exporter Association are displayed Saturday, July 13, 2013 at the 21st Annual International Mango Festival. The event, at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables, draws mango growers and eager mango consumers. The Myanmar contingent flew 37 hours in total to attend the festival; it continues from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14 at the botanic garden, 11935 Old Cutler Rd. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A Manzanillo mango tree awaits a buyer at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's 21st Annual International Mango Festival. The event continues from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14 at the botanic garden, 11935 Old Cutler Rd. in Coral Gables. The trees are approximately three feet tall, are in a two-gallon plastic container, and cost $35 each. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Julian Sprung carries two varieties of mango trees -- Nam Doc Mai and Fairchild -- bound for his Miami Beach home, on Saturday, July 13, 2014 at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's 21st Annual International Mango Festival. Sprung is a member of the botanic garden, at 11935 Old Cutler Rd. in Coral Gables. The festival continues there from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Angeles Monsalve of Homestead tries to stay dry as she admires mango trees for sale at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's 21st Annual International Mango Festival, on Saturday, July 13, 2013. Monsalve says she is a lifelong fan of the fruit. "We grew up with it," she said. "During mango season I live on mangoes -- morning, noon and night." The festival continues from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 14 at 11935 Old Cutler Rd. in Coral Gables MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF