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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #25 on: February 16, 2019, 02:43:35 PM »
Yah, my ST seem to tend towards alternate year bearing. Last year, one of my trees set so much fruit that two large branches snapped off, wiping out a good 100 or so mangoes. The other problem with such huge crops is that the mangoes are mostly small. This year it has a sparse bloom.

My other ST, though, seems to set smallish crops every year (it's in the very rich / high organic profile, while the other is in deep west palm beach county sand).

Overall, I'm really happy with this year's flowering (and so far with the fruit set as well). Would say I'm in the 75%+ bloom category as well.
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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #26 on: February 16, 2019, 08:11:17 PM »
My ST is 2nd year in ground and bought as 7 gallon.  I see what could be 1 tiny pannicle.  Meanwhile this is the 2nd year my Pickering is flowering and also bought as a 7g and put in ground see year.  I have a Venus that went in same year as other 2 and bought as a 3g that is flowering profusely.  But ST is my fav mango so I'm willing to be patient.  Pics of Venus below.







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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #27 on: February 19, 2019, 09:16:08 PM »
Honey Kiss starting to blossom.
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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #28 on: February 20, 2019, 04:49:05 PM »
Yah, that is strange. For what it's worth, I did give my trees a heavy fertilization with Har's magic 0-3-16 in late fall.

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This is looking to be a great mango year for my area at least.
Interesting, Jeff, because I'm only a few miles south of you in Plantation and my trees are deep in REM sleep at the moment.

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #29 on: February 20, 2019, 10:41:36 PM »
You might need to drive to the east coast to get it. Pretty sure Truly Tropical in Boynton Beach carries it. It's a 0-3-16 formulation with minors and slow release K, was specially formulated for our area by Har (Guanabanus)

Yah, that is strange. For what it's worth, I did give my trees a heavy fertilization with Har's magic 0-3-16 in late fall.

. . .
This is looking to be a great mango year for my area at least.
Interesting, Jeff, because I'm only a few miles south of you in Plantation and my trees are deep in REM sleep at the moment.

Where can one get this Harís Magic?
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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #30 on: February 20, 2019, 10:50:30 PM »
My sweet tart blooms like crazy here.  Maybe it does like the shock of a colder winter, because mine is less than 6 feet and fruited last year as well and is currently covered in more panicles than the rest of mine. Nothing from my fairchild yet this year....

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #31 on: February 21, 2019, 07:51:15 AM »
All but my sweet tart and cotton candy show new signs of spring. Rapoza and my in ground beat up(deer and last winter) Graham are covered in panicles and new leaves. I sprayed the foliar boron and manganese spray on the visible panicles and will spray again when the others pop. Since I am here(was deployed last spring/summer/fall) I am hoping for some mangoes to munch on this time around.

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #32 on: February 21, 2019, 07:55:34 AM »
All but my sweet tart and cotton candy show new signs of spring. Rapoza and my in ground beat up(deer and last winter) Graham are covered in panicles and new leaves. I sprayed the foliar boron and manganese spray on the visible panicles and will spray again when the others pop. Since I am here(was deployed last spring/summer/fall) I am hoping for some mangoes to munch on this time around.

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #33 on: February 23, 2019, 05:50:35 PM »
Now Angie, Pickering, and Maha Chanok are all abloom.  Honey Kiss has blossoms, too.  Don't know what Providence will do.  Could be a great summer for mangos!  I wish a bunch of us could get together and swap and taste mangos.  Maybe I'll try to stage an event at my house, come July.  Anyone interested?  (Us poor folk, who can't afford the high price of premium mangos from local commercial sources!)
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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #34 on: February 23, 2019, 07:52:13 PM »
The Pickering has exploded along with the Glenn.   The Nam Doc Mai and the Sweet Tart are just starting to kick.  The Po Piu Kalay is still languishing.  Can't wait to start chomping.
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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #35 on: February 23, 2019, 10:34:23 PM »
Bananimal  lets trade some dirt. My PPK has never had more flowers on it and my Glenn is still holding back.

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #36 on: February 23, 2019, 10:48:06 PM »
My 18' tall Cogshall has all of 2 pannicles.  My Pickering, 3 years in ground and about 6' tall has about 6 pannicles.

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #37 on: February 23, 2019, 10:55:45 PM »
My 18' tall Cogshall has all of 2 pannicles.  My Pickering, 3 years in ground and about 6' tall has about 6 pannicles.

Your mangos must not like you :(

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #38 on: February 24, 2019, 09:01:31 AM »
My 18' tall Cogshall has all of 2 pannicles.  My Pickering, 3 years in ground and about 6' tall has about 6 pannicles.

Your mangos must not like you :(
You'd think they were my in-laws.   :-\

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #39 on: February 24, 2019, 02:16:40 PM »
Yah, that's super abnormal. My pickering and cogshall are both in full bloom at present and both produce regularly. Something is not right.

My 18' tall Cogshall has all of 2 pannicles.  My Pickering, 3 years in ground and about 6' tall has about 6 pannicles.

Your mangos must not like you :(
Jeff  :-)

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #40 on: February 24, 2019, 05:46:42 PM »
My 18' tall Cogshall has all of 2 pannicles.  My Pickering, 3 years in ground and about 6' tall has about 6 pannicles.

Your mangos must not like you :(
You'd think they were my in-laws.   :-\
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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #41 on: February 24, 2019, 07:14:28 PM »
Yah, that's super abnormal. My pickering and cogshall are both in full bloom at present and both produce regularly. Something is not right.
My Cogshall has always been a spotty producer, with one or two good seasons mixed in.  The Pickering was transplanted from a 3 gal pot.  This is the third year in ground.  Gave me about 3 dozen fruits last season.  I was looking forward to even more this summer.  :(
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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #42 on: February 24, 2019, 07:15:54 PM »
You gotta get rid of that brown thumb!
  :D  Maybe that's it!

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #43 on: February 25, 2019, 02:50:48 PM »
Bananimal  lets trade some dirt. My PPK has never had more flowers on it and my Glenn is still holding back.

Must be the dirt.   The Pickering and the Glenn are totally loaded.  Neither has seen any fert yet.

I would post some pics if I could remember how!?
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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #44 on: February 25, 2019, 03:44:47 PM »
The dirt?  Could be, but last season the Pickering bloomed 100%; the Cogshall about 80%.  After harvesting all the fruit, I fed both trees with 8-3-9 Plus minors in July and September, then with 0-0-50 in October.  Nothing since.

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #45 on: February 25, 2019, 06:24:41 PM »
OK, and the pickering is still a little on the juvenile side. Mine also skipped a year on it's second year in ground. But it seems like cogshall should have bloomed a lot more. Maybe no more nitro for him. Might want to switch over to 0-3-16 3x per year.

The dirt?  Could be, but last season the Pickering bloomed 100%; the Cogshall about 80%.  After harvesting all the fruit, I fed both trees with 8-3-9 Plus minors in July and September, then with 0-0-50 in October.  Nothing since.
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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #46 on: February 25, 2019, 07:15:46 PM »
Thanks, Jeff.  The Pickering gets a stay of execution,  :).  But the Cogshall has just about tested my patience. The jury is still out on whether she stays or becomes mulch.

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #47 on: February 26, 2019, 05:55:09 PM »

Cogshall today

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #48 on: March 13, 2019, 10:02:08 AM »
If it hasn't blossomed by now (Providence), can we say no fruit for 2019?
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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #49 on: March 13, 2019, 10:06:33 AM »
My Haden, which is always LOADED with flowers, has ZERO on it...which is really strange. It is just growing new growth...any ideas?

 

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