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My vote would be Pickering - my tree is about 5 years old, this is itís first year in the ground - itís about 6 feet tall and it held 52 mangos this year - i started harvesting beginning of May - still have 30 + on tree-  No issues with diseases so far.


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dang it - itís getting my sisso spinach that i have in a pot. ok thanks

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how do i get rid of these guys asap - they are tearing up my leaves and leaving lots of poop all over my leaves. help me!




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Tropical Vegetables and Other Edibles / Sisso Spinach Pest?
« on: May 10, 2020, 10:48:28 AM »
hello, whatís this on my sisso ?! what should i do? itís a potted sisso plant that iíve had for about 2 months.






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Mark what is PGR?

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Holy moly I just realized I posted picture of my peach cobbler and not orange essence! And I donít even own Orange essence either - I have an Orange Sherbet! This staying at home with 3 kids has got me going nuts! Well hereís a pic of the Orange Sherbet anyways! Sorry!!!


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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Free Red Wax Jambo 25 gal
« on: April 11, 2020, 04:36:37 PM »
Yes it is PM me for contact

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Free Red Wax Jambo 25 gal
« on: April 11, 2020, 02:02:22 PM »
Hello giving this away - has it for about 1 year - donít really like the fruit . Message me if your interested in picking up. Iím in Davie FL. I can leave it outside in front yard  to avoid any type of contact.


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Thatís my Pickering going off!  😬

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Hereís  my Peach Cobbler, I put her in the ground Aug 2019, she was container grown for 5 years while we were renting . Itís her third year of flowering and first year holding fruit - not many only 2 - Iím sure next year will be better.







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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Rustoff and Verdagro
« on: April 10, 2020, 12:15:30 AM »
Tank is clean - the water Iím pulling from the well has iron

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Rustoff and Verdagro
« on: April 09, 2020, 09:46:05 PM »
Thanks Oolie, Iím sorry I forgot to clarify that I have the tank that feeds to the pump - the previous  owner of house had it installed.  Ive just never added anything into it because Iím afraid I will damage my trees and garden beds which the past owner didnít have. He just had grass , some palms and shrubs.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Rustoff and Verdagro
« on: April 09, 2020, 12:30:14 PM »
Does anyone use these products in their irrigation tank ?  I have well water and my sidewalks, patio, walls, trees are getting stained badly from the iron in well. Are these products safe for garden , fruit trees , kids? Thanks!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Dwarf coconuts
« on: April 09, 2020, 12:21:11 PM »
Hello! Only reason for planting will be for water

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Dwarf coconuts
« on: April 04, 2020, 09:27:55 PM »
Hey guys thanks for your input - after talking to the gentlemen in homestead I decided to wait and do some more research . He told me the nuts he plants are from a true dwarf figi - he wouldnít tell me where he gets them from and I understand - I guess. He also said that he doesnít sell them for the coconuts - he  sells them entirely for landscaping which I thought was odd - when I asked them if they where sweet he said that heís never tasted them before- I felt he was getting annoyed by me for asking so many questions  - anyhow I found a place in Davie that has these Dwarf Malaysians - they are a little more pricey the others .




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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Dwarf coconuts
« on: April 03, 2020, 01:14:02 PM »
Hello, I want to buy 2  ďdwarfĒ coconut trees that are producing fruit . I found a guy who sells the Dwarf Figi. These are some pictures he sent me of some of the ones he has.  Does anyone know from looking at the pictures what varieties they are? Also I see some of the fronds with yellowing and black spots . Please help me , I want to buy good healthy dwarf coconuts! Thanks!




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Oh wow!! Iím excited - Iím having the wife cook some tomorrow!! Keep ya posted.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Sugar Belle Mandarin
« on: March 29, 2020, 09:16:47 PM »
Hey thanks for catching my mistake - itís a sugar belle. Glad to hear there are folks having success growing them. I will look into Kishu , it would be nice to extend season some. Thanks for your help!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Sugar Belle Mandarin
« on: March 29, 2020, 08:16:36 PM »
Just added this beauty to my small but growing collection. I know citrus isnít the smartest tree to plant in south Florida because of their disease issues - but apparently this variety is more tolerant . Anyone have any success with sugar belles in Florida? Chime in please. Thanks



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Thanks! Any idea when fruits will form?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Pickering Mango!
« on: March 28, 2020, 10:05:18 AM »
I only had a few 2nd flushes on 1 side on the tree.





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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Pickering Mango!
« on: March 27, 2020, 10:20:04 PM »
I may pick up a honey kiss too! I have pea/quarter sized fruits on there as well - I got 2 blooms . Iíll post pics tomorrow!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Watermelon , Pumpkin or something else?
« on: March 27, 2020, 09:31:20 AM »
Not sure what Iím growing here, I threw some scraps a long time ago - but donít remember what was in the mix. Anyone? Not sure if to remove - itís starting to take over!






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Hello Iím looking to buy a few pigeon pea plants. Iím in Broward.  Please contact me 786-412-6374 - Alex

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Pickering Mango!
« on: March 23, 2020, 08:31:40 PM »
Yea believe it or not this is the first year shes been in the ground- I put her in the ground in September 2019 - sheíd been in container for 4-5 years . We moved in August 2019. I love this tree soo much!!

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