History. 'Keitt' was reportedly a seedling of the Mulgoba cultivar that was planted on the property of Mrs. J.N. Keitt in Homestead, Florida in 1939. ... The cultivar was selected and named in 1945, after which it quickly gained commercial nursery acceptance for its flavor, productivity and lack of fiber.
Today there are over 300 acres of KEITT mangoes planted in the Coachella Valley in Southern California thanks to the vision of Howard Marguleaus and the input of 3 Flags Ranch and the funding of the Mormon Church Agricultural arm.