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Forum: Other Plants 03-03-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 117
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Posted By Squam256
Re: Mangos

Sobe,

if you are spraying with Copper it is best to continue spraying after the flowers bloom and set fruit. This discourages the fungus from attacking the flowers and thus preventing fruit set, and...
Forum: Other Plants 06-17-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,570
Posted By Squam256
Re: Mangos

Scott, that is very true of Indian descended monoembryonic cultivars.

However, most indochinese/southeast asian mangos are polyembryonic and come true to seed for the most part. Chok Anon is one of...
Forum: Other Plants 06-15-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,570
Posted By Squam256
Re: Mangos

Scott, I owe you a mango tree!

Take your pick from that group I mentioned.
Forum: Other Plants 06-15-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,570
Posted By Squam256
Re: Mangos

bump

How are everyone's trees doing?

I have recently grafted some new mango trees....Fairchild, Madame Francis (Haitian mango), Duncan, Florigon, Haden, Edward, Zill, and Kent.

You can find...
Forum: Other Plants 04-07-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 149,655
Posted By Squam256
Re: What did you plant today (other plants)?

Do you happen to know what varieties you got the seeds from? Also, how long in your experience has it taken for seedling trees to flower?

A number of named mango varieties have originated on Pine...
Forum: Other Plants 04-07-2010, 09:50 AM
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Views: 149,655
Posted By Squam256
Re: What did you plant today (other plants)?

Caloosa, what kinds did you plant?
Forum: Other Plants 03-30-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 149,655
Posted By Squam256
Re: What did you plant today (other plants)?

Planted a Mulberry tree. Thanks to Scott (capthof) for the plant.
Forum: Other Plants 03-03-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,570
Posted By Squam256
Re: Mangos

Sobe, looks great. I see lots of panicles and flowers, you should have a nice crop this season.
Forum: Other Plants 02-01-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,570
Posted By Squam256
Re: Mangos

SoBe, your tree appears to have anthracnose fungus (the blackspots you see on the leaves). You might want to consider spraying your tree/flowers with copper to prevent the anthracnose from limiting...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-16-2009, 03:20 PM
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Views: 134,660
Posted By Squam256
Re: What did you plant today (bananas)?

Planted a Super Dwarf Cavendish.
Forum: Other Plants 12-15-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 149,655
Posted By Squam256
Re: What did you plant today (other plants)?

Planted some Okinawan spinach courtesy of Scott (captof).
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-20-2009, 04:28 PM
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Views: 1,358
Posted By Squam256
Musa Excalibur?

I made a trip down to Excalibur Fruit Trees in Lantana, FL today to buy some banana trees to plant around the house. I decided to buy a Raja Puri, a Nam Wah, and a third variety identified as...
Forum: Other Plants 10-31-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,570
Posted By Squam256
Re: Mangos

I would say "ideal" height would be around 12 to 15 feet high. You can prune them at any time but you're going to probably sacrifice some flowering in the process. Normally its recommended that they...
Forum: Other Plants 10-31-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,570
Posted By Squam256
Re: Mangos

Fairchild is an excellent mango. One of my favorites. Its from Panama and is descended from southeast asian mangos. Really great flavor and no fiber. You will like that one if you haven't eaten it...
Forum: Other Plants 10-30-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,570
Posted By Squam256
Re: Mangos

Here's another link you might find interesting. Its a series of videos by Dr. Jonathan Crane of the TREC center in Homstead. Each video is short and about a specific cultivar or about tree...
Forum: Other Plants 10-30-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,570
Posted By Squam256
Re: Mangos

momoese, here is the link:

Cultivars (http://personal.atl.bellsouth.net/o/m/ompus/Mango_net/Cultivar_List.html)


Lorax, do you have any trouble with anthracnose/fungus with Julie? Here in Florida...
Forum: Other Plants 10-30-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,570
Posted By Squam256
Mangos

Yesterday in the chat room I was encouraged to start a thread about mangos. Anyone else here grow them or is maybe interested in them?

I have had a couple of mango trees myself. At one point I had...
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