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I vouch for M-4. Among more than a hundred varieties I've had the delight to eat, it will join the ranks of a rarified top 10 mango. Time will tell if it can bump something out of the Fab 5.
Any one know where they sell this tree? I want replace my gigantic flamboyant that's cracking the sidewalk
I am looking for some Amrapali mango budwood. If anyone has it and is able to mail it via priority mail please let me know.
I don't know if they have "Mangoes" in Florida but around here they do. It's like a smoothie shop chain. They saved me a weeks worth which amounted to about 200 (a garbage bag full anyway). The guy seemed to think it was better for the environment to "recycle" them, so he gave them to me for free. Came back the next week for a few hundred more. Unfortunately only about one in 15 germinated. Idk why. Irradiated? Too long in the cold? I bought about 50 champagne mangoes from Mexico at the produce market with tiny seeds and got an 80%+ germination rate.
Don't give up on the dead one either, keep watering the area it was who knows. A neighbor gave me
a small pup from her finger bananas and it didn't flourish even though I watered it. I dug it up and through it in
my mulch pile. Now it is 12 feet and looks better then my bananas I care for. It definitely loves the mulch pile.
As far as the red blotches I would grow it up and see in 6 months what it looks like. I know some people tell me
to never buy tissue culture plants. The reason is that the plants have never been exposed to anything and have no
immunity? I also should have pups later this year from Dwarf Namwah if you need one? My namwah has only had one
pup and I don't recall red on the juvenile leaves
Hi Mark, i am no expert but i do have the dwarf Namwah ALL GREEN LEAVES , however that is not why i am sticking my nose in i would like to know why for the past few months so many of the postings with photos just show me a square with a red X in it and no photo, on a second note if your bannana does not work out for you of you would just like a new one let me know i can send a corm or pup. Regards Patrick
Lula seeds will work well for rootstock.
I got some cherimoya seeds if anyone wants.
The cherimoyas came from southcoastorganics.
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How was the fruit quality? We just ate our first Booth from Goodland Organics and it was delicious! Cross between a pineapple, strawberry, banana, and kiwi.
Shopping for beans from a farm known of within the community of growers.
Please let me know if I can buy unroasted coffee beans, up to 3 lbs, from you or a friend.
Sweet Maria's beans. They really take this stuff seriously and offer only the best.
Hard to beat the community based and supported area of Costa Rica Tarrazu La Millita. Highest quality too. Goodland Organics sells locally grown (SoCal) greens but the prices our ridiculous.
Excalibur has it on their website, whether it's in stock and they ship there I do not know.
yeah, i emailed them, waiting for their response.
anyone else has any other suggestions?
Several forum members should be selling seeds of A. reticulata over the next few months since it it starting to be fruiting season. It would be interesting to try them in Palm Springs to see how they fair. Just make sure you have them protected from those 125F temps in the summer and the occasional 25F-27F extremes in the winter. A friend of mine lives in Rancho Mirage and he has tried several fruit trees with many failures. Mango and citrus to well, but completely shut down growth after July, just too hot!
To get your mangosteen seedling fruiting/flowering prior to celebrating its 5th anniversary of being planted out, it doesn't always take special treatment.Mine fruited at 7ft and at almost 5 years in the ground,being 1 foot when planted. It didn't get special treatment like dry season watering and regular fertilzer until after it first fruited.Likewise a grafted durian fruited within 5 years before weather took it down.I think the prolonged heat and humidity of the local monsoon season may give them a boost.I do however have a mangosteen runt which at 5 years is heavily branched but only 4 feet and nowhere near fruiting.