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Awesome tree! And yes rob is one hellava nice guy!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Why is mango tree dripping sap?
« on: November 13, 2016, 09:06:55 PM »
Yes.  Spray with Copper, several times.

Phosphite would probably be useful also.   There are many brands:  Foliar Phosphite, Agri-Phos, Organocide Plant Doctor, KPhite....
Har, shouldi trim the dying branches back first?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Why is mango tree dripping sap?
« on: November 13, 2016, 01:27:55 PM »
During the dry season, you should be watering your mango. Twice a week for 10 minutes seems to be a good pattern. Consistent watering prevents fruit splitting and helps with nutrient uptake. Since our soil tends to be shallow sand, it dries out very quickly.

Gummosis is often a symptom of copper deficiency, which can be an issue in our high pH soil.

While some mango trees can be "set it and forget it," you really want to establish a consistent fertilization regimen, especially if you have shallow Broward soil underlayed with builder's fill. My favorite mango combo right now is Har's slow release 0-3-16 with minors and sulfur to lower pH.

Lastly, a fungicide program is extremely beneficial. A good copper fungicide product once a month helps stave off anthracnose and provides copper, which is often lacking in our soil.

Jeff, it's watered 3 times a week for like 8 min at a time.... I spray cooler every month and it gets fed 4 times a year with citrus fert.. it's the only tree I have doing this! It's been in the ground for like 18 months and this seems like it happened over night

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Why is mango tree dripping sap?
« on: November 13, 2016, 12:20:48 AM »
No one can help me?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Why is mango tree dripping sap?
« on: November 12, 2016, 12:41:45 PM »




My Providence mango tree is dripping sap and the leaves are dying what can I do to save tree?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Best tasting Mangos of 2016
« on: July 23, 2016, 01:19:38 AM »
Have not had a lot of different mangos so far this year but..... The best mango is the one I'm eating! It's way better then the one I'm not!!!!

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Mango trees for sale
« on: July 20, 2016, 07:31:13 AM »
PM sent

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Funny fruit
« on: June 19, 2016, 03:39:51 PM »
Looks like a aborted double fruit..... Weird

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I got four trees in the ground. One is 8 feet tall, the others are 7, 6, 5 feet tall. No sign of flowers on any of them. I gave them a shot of 0-0-50. Hope that helps to get them to flower soon.


Any pics of your trees Oscar?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Excalibur nursery
« on: June 16, 2016, 05:38:20 PM »
I do things in a strange way.... I may go back 3 weekends in a row lol

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Banana tree question
« on: June 14, 2016, 10:06:04 PM »
Might wanna plant a banana tree but want one that is smallish and does not run and has awesome fruit!
Any suggestions?
Thanks in advance my friends

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Excalibur nursery
« on: June 11, 2016, 09:13:29 PM »
Just that! Just dug up 2 huge bottle palms making room for more.. Problem is I'm not sure what I wanna plant in the front yard.....

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Excalibur nursery
« on: June 11, 2016, 05:12:33 PM »
Took the 45 min drive today, had Rob take me around what a beautiful place!
Ended up getting a 7gal hak ip lychee!
Thank you so much Rob. I appreciate everything you do for me!
If you get a chance to visit you won't be disappointed!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: New mango acquisition
« on: June 11, 2016, 11:55:58 AM »
Very nice! Where did you pick it up from?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Top 5 heavy producing Mango Trees?
« on: June 03, 2016, 07:39:23 PM »
Honey kiss will fruit so much it will kill it's self! And a great fruit to boot!

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Hey Garry I'm in springs would love to try one....
Thanks for the offer I'm sure your getting all sorts of Requests!

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Hit up ADAM at flyingfoxfruits.com .... He has just what your looking for!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Questions about planting Achacha
« on: May 28, 2016, 11:46:21 AM »
Anyone know where one might find a decent sized tree for sale in South Florida?

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« on: May 17, 2016, 11:18:55 AM »


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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Transplanting a M. vexator
« on: May 02, 2016, 05:26:07 PM »
I moved mine after 1 -/2 years in the ground was not bad roots are a bit deeper the a jabo but moved easily enough and retook to its new spot with  minimal fuss....
Hope that helps 

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I wouldn't bet on any helpful rain tonight...dont think I would bet on any rain at all tonight.  More of the same here until hopefully Tuesday.



Rob, no remarks like its a Carrie and its  committing suicide just like it should !....... Lmao

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Jackfruit needed to purchase
« on: April 25, 2016, 07:22:49 AM »
It's nursery in lake worth/palm beach 561-969-6988
That's the phone #

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Trees and mates
« on: April 25, 2016, 07:17:17 AM »
I guess I'm lucky! My wife is keeps telling me to rip out the bottle palms and plant more mango trees!
As long as I plant mangos SHE likes. She won't help me in the yard but she will eat, give away and brag about our "strange fruit"

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Hudson SP0 is a great backpack sprayer! Sprays anything! From powder to oil base stains lol

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