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sapote

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Don't chop that mango tree yet (if its fruits not taste good)
« on: September 11, 2017, 09:43:37 PM »
My 36" grafted Cac Hoa Loc from Toptrop had some fruits the first time. They all fiberous and not good taste. However its two scions were grafted on a 10ft Kent seedling gave excellent fruits, just 20ft from the mother tree. So it's worthwhile to wait for a grown up tree with more roots and more leaves to get more elements for a more better fruits. I hope this applies to other kind of mangoes too.

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Re: Don't chop that mango tree yet (if its fruits not taste good)
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2017, 11:51:38 AM »
It does apply to every mango and probably every fruit. My Graham mango was pretty bad the first few years I tried it, but now it is really delicious. Last two years have been one of the best tasting mangoes! I hope my Mallika gets better also...

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Re: Don't chop that mango tree yet (if its fruits not taste good)
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2017, 12:41:54 PM »
I agree. First fruits from a tree and also fruits from weak tree can be very poor quality. Fertilization can also make a huge impact on the quality of fruit.

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