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Frog Valley Farm

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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #25 on: September 27, 2020, 02:10:45 PM »
Seems Sugar Loaf has staying power.  That’s good to know since we have 30 Zills Sugar Loaf Trees planted out and all survived.  I think the largest is just barely over 5’ now but they were tiny 12” trees and we do not water Mangos.  It would be nice to go a little deeper and get taste tests done on fruits grown using different management practices.  Satya’s videos are the only ones that even touch on the subject.  I think Butter Cream is right up with Sugar Loaf but it’s full potential has not been shown yet.  We have about 15 Butter Cream trees, they are much faster growers.
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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #26 on: September 27, 2020, 02:57:27 PM »
Buttercream is an apple and sugarloaf is an orange. Both good but way different.

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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #27 on: September 27, 2020, 07:38:55 PM »
For me( a greenhorn)
Buttercream is very good, but sugarloaf is EXCELLENT.
Buttercream just lacks the complexity of so many other “top tier mangoes” In my opinion. The buttercream I had from ZHPP this year was a great, rich, butter-textured very sweet mango, but didn’t come close to the sugarloaf’s coconut, pineapple, sweet juicy mango godliness. In my opinion.

 

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