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Last time we did group order most didn't want in so we did a 4 way split. Requirement again is min. 4 bags and we need 40 bags. I will take 6. I am sure JF will take a few. Others? Let me. Open the post again

 If you do I would be interested in 4 or 5. Bags.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Tropical Fruit Tress in San Jose
« Last post by DSotM on April 19, 2019, 10:32:59 AM »
From my understanding some of the easiest would be white sapote, figs, avocado, passion fruit, banana, Feijoa, citrus
Tropical Fruit Discussion / Mango pruning advice needed for young tree
« Last post by fliptop on April 19, 2019, 10:24:49 AM »
One of my seedling Pim Seng Mun trees went into the ground recently, and just had a flush of new leaves. The old leaves look horrible, but the new growth looks great.

With the new growth, the tree is nearing 4' tall. It looks like it's going to push new growth again soon.

What should I do regarding pruning it? I'd like it to start branching around 4' tall. If the lower leaves looked healthy, I'd cut below the new growth. But because they look bad and the new growth looks good, I want to keep it.

I'd appreciate any advice from experienced mango pruners! Thanks!

I'm growing U. myricoides, hoping it can handle the heat better than U. molinae (though I haven't tried molinae yet). So far, my seedlings are slow growing, but that might be because I haven't separated them from the cluster yet. Got my seeds at Trade Winds. I tried them a few years back and lost the seedlings to sun and drought. I'm keeping them well watered and in the shade now, with a touch of afternoon sun.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Great article on Copper as a Fungicide/Biocide
« Last post by Chandramohan on April 19, 2019, 10:04:27 AM »
Use Bordeaux mix at 1% concentration.
I use 1 tbs per gallon.

I purchased Nordox a few months ago based on someone's recommendation. Not entirely sure how much I should be using per gallon though. I've been using around 1 TBSP for a 3 gallon container.
If we get enough interested, we can do it. It has to be So Cal only as everyone will need to pick their own.
Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Growing a mango in East Central Florida
« Last post by achetadomestica on April 19, 2019, 09:27:48 AM »
I am also in zone 9b but on the edge of 10a.
I am curious are there any large mango trees growing in your area?
If you anticipate weather issues try to find the warmest spot in your
yard, like the South side of your home or the South side of an oak tree.
There sometimes is a 5 degree difference in yards. Every fall I stockpile
mulch. If we were to have a mid 20F or lower night I plan to water heavy
and put mulch above the graft lines. Unfortunately I have allot of trees that
will need protection if you only have one it will be much easier. If you are
barely able to keep your tree alive each year the fruit production will be poor
and you can always remove tree and plant a low chill peach or something else
that is productive and needs some cold.
Here's a great website for info on mango types
Our kids nursery has a great reputation. You may want to consider a more compact
tree like pickering
  Good morning

 Is there any chance of doing another bioflora group order again ? If so I'd love to be included in it.

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