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Forum: Other Plants 03-03-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,573
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: 20,573
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: 20,573
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: 20,573
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: 149,716
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
Replies: 1,417
Views: 149,716
Posted By Squam256
Re: What did you plant today (other plants)?

Caloosa, what kinds did you plant?
Forum: Other Plants 04-02-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 149,716
Posted By Squam256
Forum: Other Plants 03-30-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 149,716
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: 20,573
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: 20,573
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: Other Plants 01-28-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 839
Views: 89,240
Posted By Squam256
Re: A thread for hot pepper-a-holics...

Looks good sandy. Save the seeds!
Forum: Other Plants 01-28-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 839
Views: 89,240
Posted By Squam256
Re: A thread for hot pepper-a-holics...

Bump!

I ordered Zimbabwe Bird, Numex Twilight, and Fatali seeds, which I will be planting soon. Also got black cherry and "Black from Tula" tomato seeds as well.

Thus far I've already started or am...
Forum: Banana Identification 01-09-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,091
Posted By Squam256
2 unknown varieties

There are 2 unknown varieties located next door to my grandparents home in Hobe Sound, FL (zone 10).

This First group I originally thought was Super Dwarf Cavendish, however people who have...
Forum: Other Plants 01-09-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 839
Views: 89,240
Posted By Squam256
Re: A thread for hot pepper-a-holics...

I believe they need to be of the same species. Tepin is C. annuum and so is Bell, so maybe it is possible?

Here is a chart I found on crosses. Scroll to the bottom of the page:

chile pepper seed...
Forum: Other Plants 01-06-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 839
Views: 89,240
Posted By Squam256
Re: A thread for hot pepper-a-holics...

Bump!

When does everyone plan on starting seedlings for the year?

Here in Florida I wanted to start a bunch more but the weather appears to be too cold even here for at least a while.

I have a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-04-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,811
Posted By Squam256
Re: Frost Protection in South Florida!!!

I just got back from a week-long trip only to find that we're expecting freezes down here.

making my eventual move to Dade or Broward counties more likely.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-16-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 134,704
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: 149,716
Posted By Squam256
Re: What did you plant today (other plants)?

Planted some Okinawan spinach courtesy of Scott (captof).
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-15-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 134,704
Posted By Squam256
Re: What did you plant today (bananas)?

Planted a Brazilian and a Manzano, and some Okinawan spinach.

Thanks go out to Scott (captof) for the plants.
Forum: Other Plants 11-28-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,573
Posted By Squam256
Re: Mangos

Can't comment on the first part....could be a number of things.

But as far as fruit goes, they usually have to be around 5 to 7 years old before they fruit if they're grown from seed. If they're...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-20-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,359
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: Main Banana Discussion 11-20-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 134,704
Posted By Squam256
Re: What did you plant today (bananas)?

Today I planted a Nam Wah, a Raja Puri, and an Excalibur.
Forum: Other Plants 10-31-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,573
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: 20,573
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, 11:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,573
Posted By Squam256
Re: Mangos

SoBe, what varieties do you have?
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