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KLowe

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Mango tree Transplant Shock Not Sure
« on: September 29, 2017, 01:34:50 PM »
We recently got a Mango Tree (Not sure what kind) from our neighbor. We planted it right away and have watered it. We live in Florida and the temperature here has been really hot the last couple of weeks. We notice that the leaves are all turning brown except for the top ones and the ones that are on the end of the branches. They are still green. This is the first time of having a mango tree. We have an Avocado tree but never had any other fruit trees.

Is there anything that anyone can suggest to help with the leaves turning brown. I would hate to lose the tree. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. 








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Re: Mango tree Transplant Shock Not Sure
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2017, 01:40:22 PM »
give it some growth hormones, cut off dead branches, scratch around the base of trunk and see if its green, and keep monitoring it. if its deal you will not see green upon scratching. mangoes do come back if not dead.

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Re: Mango tree Transplant Shock Not Sure
« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2017, 02:25:52 PM »
You should had asked the question sooner, but seeing the 2nd pic gives some hopes.

I would cut off all those leaves except those still healthy ones at the top. Then cover the whole tree with plastic sheet or bad to keep moisture inside (cut off those side branches if needed) , then try to provide shade from the hot sun that will cook it alive inside the bag.

Should reduce 50% of leaves and branches before transplant it. Best is to plant it in a big pot in shade then plant to the permanent location after it recovered from the shock. Too late to do this now.

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Re: Mango tree Transplant Shock Not Sure
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2017, 10:15:32 PM »
Was it grafted or a seedling?  How deep did you plant the rootball?  Did you add anything to the hole when planting?

Do not give it "growth hormones".
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Re: Mango tree Transplant Shock Not Sure
« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2017, 11:35:59 PM »
Also, how often are you watering?
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Re: Mango tree Transplant Shock Not Sure
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2017, 01:28:31 PM »
If it's too deep nothing will help but dig it out

Or it needed to be cut back more before planting

Could be it just doesn't like that spot

Had a providence that was going backward so I moved it

And it took off in new spot

Planted a Kathy in same place I had the trouble and it's doing fine

Go figure

« Last Edit: September 30, 2017, 01:32:05 PM by WGphil »

 

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