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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #125 on: October 03, 2018, 12:05:40 PM »
Rob, confirming whether its M4 mango or not. flesh color is yellowish, skin is thick, and outside remained green, but not as green as florida, your climate results in vibrant dark green. can you ID? I bought this as M4 mango.



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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #126 on: October 03, 2018, 03:21:40 PM »
By looks alone, I would say yes.  Here is one from Auvust.





I think when the M4 when grown in certain conditions and picked properly, the color will have a slightly different and even lighter coloration.
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #127 on: October 03, 2018, 04:05:07 PM »
thanks Rob. can you confirm the skin being thick? rest everything has been confirmed.

I also found this mango to be hard to predict on when to pick. I picked when it turned a bit of color, then it got a bit soft when pushed hard on the counter, and it did appear to be picked early OR could have taken longer more ripening. what is the magic to pick this? I always have hard time picking green varieties.

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #128 on: October 03, 2018, 10:23:22 PM »
Yes, skin is thicker than most.  I agree on this one, proper harvest time is difficult.   I havent had the opportunity to hone in on it yet.  There have been a handful of the newer ZHPP varieties that in tge past, took a few seasons to learn how to perfect picking time.
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #129 on: October 04, 2018, 04:07:05 PM »
thanks Rob. now I have following in my yard hard to predict on picking.
1. Peach Cobbler
2. M4
3. Imam Pasand

so far these dont show any signs of readiness.

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #130 on: January 26, 2019, 06:02:01 PM »
Any notable reports on the habits of the planted M-4 trees? Mine has not grown much since planting but it was not in direct sun all day. That problem was fixed with a chainsaw and a high lift. I expect it to take off this summer and At present is flowering profusely. Pictures to follow.

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #131 on: January 26, 2019, 06:17:21 PM »
I've had mine for one California season and it seems identical in habit to my peach cobbler

Take that for what it's worth 😀

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #132 on: January 26, 2019, 06:40:00 PM »

I've had mine for one California season and it seems identical in habit to my peach cobbler

Take that for what it's worth 😀

I'm guessing that means fast and upright?  I know thats what my peach cobbler is doing. No blooms on the cobbler though, Ive been tipping it pretty hard.

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #133 on: January 27, 2019, 07:29:10 AM »
I'd also like to know the growth habits of m4 I will top work a tree with it , and like to make sure its compatible with VP and Gauva mango on one tree
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #134 on: January 27, 2019, 09:16:00 AM »
I'd also like to know the growth habits of m4 I will top work a tree with it , and like to make sure its compatible with VP and Gauva mango on one tree

That sounds like a good combo but I would think that the VP would out grow just about anything and need to be trimmed more often causing it to be out of production more than one would like? I am also in the process of deciding what combinations to top work together.

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #135 on: January 27, 2019, 12:07:59 PM »
Is the seed mono ?
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #136 on: January 27, 2019, 12:13:51 PM »

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #137 on: January 27, 2019, 12:14:42 PM »
M-4 seems to have a relatively spreading growth habit from what Iíve seen.

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #138 on: January 27, 2019, 01:53:08 PM »
M-4 seems to have a relatively spreading growth habit from what Iíve seen.

Like Beverly and coconut cream? As in would they go well together on a multigrafted tree?

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #139 on: January 27, 2019, 03:38:22 PM »
M-4 seems to have a relatively spreading growth habit from what Iíve seen.

Like Beverly and coconut cream? As in would they go well together on a multigrafted tree?

Yes I think so.

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #140 on: January 27, 2019, 04:16:07 PM »
Would like to taste the fruit before I buy the tree , will you have some this season ALEX ?
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #141 on: January 27, 2019, 04:24:50 PM »
Would like to taste the fruit before I buy the tree , will you have some this season ALEX ?

Maybe if the largest tree has a nice bloom. 2 smaller ones could hold a few as well.

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #142 on: February 11, 2019, 09:33:01 PM »
stumbled across this post and thought it had great descriptions of the fruit.

 http://tropicalfruitforum.com/index.php?topic=29086.msg329096#msg329096

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #143 on: February 13, 2019, 06:56:27 PM »
If it has a coconut flavor profile Iím in , is there any 7 Gal Of The M4?
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #144 on: February 13, 2019, 07:19:44 PM »
If it has a coconut flavor profile Iím in , is there any 7 Gal Of The M4?

So much for only 3  ;D
E-4 is really coconutty too

If you're out east I have a 15 gal M-4 for sale.
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #145 on: February 13, 2019, 09:04:48 PM »
If it has a coconut flavor profile Iím in , is there any 7 Gal Of The M4?

So much for only 3  ;D
E-4 is really coconutty too

If you're out east I have a 15 gal M-4 for sale.

 Go for the 15gl.  It's a slow grower.

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #146 on: May 16, 2019, 12:46:51 PM »
Thank you I am picking up the 15Gal M4 Saturday 👍
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #147 on: May 17, 2019, 12:38:27 PM »
M4 is the best coconut flavor mango Iíve tried over coconut cream, Pickering and E4.

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #148 on: May 17, 2019, 12:48:52 PM »
Oh man canít wait to taste the fruit Coconut is our favorite mango flavor !


This is spot I have for the M4😊
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #149 on: May 17, 2019, 03:47:08 PM »
M4 is the best coconut flavor mango Iíve tried over coconut cream, Pickering and E4.


 This mango will fill up ur stomach due to its juicyness & coconutty flavor. It will leave u satisfying. Highly recommend this variety.
« Last Edit: May 17, 2019, 03:48:39 PM by gozp »

 

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