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Fruit Punch baby mangoes... really red.
« on: March 18, 2018, 08:09:33 PM »
Thought this was kinda interesting. Of all the baby mangoes in the yard, the fruit punch seems to be super red comparatively speaking. First year of fruit punch fruiting.



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Re: Fruit Punch baby mangoes... really red.
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2018, 09:17:09 PM »
my first year also. I had the same observation, I was thinking they were going to drop off.

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Re: Fruit Punch baby mangoes... really red.
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2018, 11:42:07 PM »
So what are they supposed to look like when ripe or when it is best to pick?

This is a picture of mine last week. The whitish residue is from spraying surround wp a month ago.




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Re: Fruit Punch baby mangoes... really red.
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2018, 12:04:22 AM »
So what are they supposed to look like when ripe or when it is best to pick?

This is a picture of mine last week. The whitish residue is from spraying surround wp a month ago.




FP maybe a month away from fully ripe.


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Re: Fruit Punch baby mangoes... really red.
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2018, 12:04:56 AM »
I went to look up surround wp, and apparently you need a pesticide ID# to order kaolin clay in CA? You can grow and purchase weed with just an ID, but you need a pesticide license to buy clay. That makes so much sense.

https://www.groworganic.com/surround-25-lb.html

So what are they supposed to look like when ripe or when it is best to pick?

This is a picture of mine last week. The whitish residue is from spraying surround wp a month ago.



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Re: Fruit Punch baby mangoes... really red.
« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2018, 01:04:10 AM »
does diatomaceous earth works instead of using  surround wp for insect control?

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Re: Fruit Punch baby mangoes... really red.
« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2018, 09:42:58 AM »
I didnít know about the pesticide id. I was under the impression you add the pesticide to the clay product and then spray. The vendor didnít ask for mine when I ordered, and Iíve been using it for sunburn protection (got the recommendation from Carlos website for avocado sunburn)

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Re: Fruit Punch baby mangoes... really red.
« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2018, 11:10:13 AM »
I went to look up surround wp, and apparently you need a pesticide ID# to order kaolin clay in CA? You can grow and purchase weed with just an ID, but you need a pesticide license to buy clay. That makes so much sense.

https://www.groworganic.com/surround-25-lb.html

So what are they supposed to look like when ripe or when it is best to pick?

This is a picture of mine last week. The whitish residue is from spraying surround wp a month ago.




Negative, they send surround wp here no problem. 
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Re: Fruit Punch baby mangoes... really red.
« Reply #8 on: August 17, 2018, 11:14:52 AM »
OK, so maybe just an error on their website? Knowing how whacky CA is, it wouldn't have surprised me.

I went to look up surround wp, and apparently you need a pesticide ID# to order kaolin clay in CA? You can grow and purchase weed with just an ID, but you need a pesticide license to buy clay. That makes so much sense.

https://www.groworganic.com/surround-25-lb.html

So what are they supposed to look like when ripe or when it is best to pick?

This is a picture of mine last week. The whitish residue is from spraying surround wp a month ago.




Negative, they send surround wp here no problem.
Jeff  :-)

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Re: Fruit Punch baby mangoes... really red.
« Reply #9 on: August 17, 2018, 11:17:37 AM »
does diatomaceous earth works instead of using  surround wp for insect control?

Someone here did post saying they mix doamacios earth in water and spray onto plants for insect control.  Seems like a safe enough thing to try.
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Re: Fruit Punch baby mangoes... really red.
« Reply #10 on: August 17, 2018, 11:50:43 AM »
does diatomaceous earth works instead of using  surround wp for insect control?

Someone here did post saying they mix doamacios earth in water and spray onto plants for insect control.  Seems like a safe enough thing to try.

Question for you guys... Is it possible to add foliage spray and surfactant to the diatomaceous and spray that in 1 go?

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Re: Fruit Punch baby mangoes... really red.
« Reply #11 on: September 01, 2018, 06:28:20 PM »
So what are they supposed to look like when ripe or when it is best to pick?

This is a picture of mine last week. The whitish residue is from spraying surround wp a month ago.




Fully ripe FP now.


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Re: Fruit Punch baby mangoes... really red.
« Reply #12 on: September 01, 2018, 07:45:24 PM »
 Ice looking Fruit Punch Warren. Let us know how it tastes. They have been pretty average tasting the last couple years.

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Re: Fruit Punch baby mangoes... really red.
« Reply #13 on: September 02, 2018, 01:52:20 AM »
Thanks for the photo Warren. Mine should be ripe any day now. Itís about 2/3 red. Do you pick and eat or lick and let sit for a few days?

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« Reply #14 on: September 02, 2018, 02:48:12 AM »
Thanks for the photo Warren. Mine should be ripe any day now. Itís about 2/3 red. Do you pick and eat or lick and let sit for a few days?

I let it sit a few days at room temperature until it softens slightly.
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Re: Fruit Punch baby mangoes... really red.
« Reply #15 on: September 07, 2018, 01:18:40 AM »
Ice looking Fruit Punch Warren. Let us know how it tastes. They have been pretty average tasting the last couple years.

Simon

Simon,

Fruit punch was very Kent like (In a good way), but with pineyness near the skin.
Kind of similar to Ugly Betty....at least for me.



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Re: Fruit Punch baby mangoes... really red.
« Reply #16 on: September 07, 2018, 10:12:02 AM »
Thanks Warren, thatís the way I remembered it at the last mango tasting where there was a FP. I actually like Kent and was hoping that the FP will be more strongly flavored when grown in SoCal.

Simon

 

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