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Found on My Kent Tree This Morning
« on: August 02, 2018, 11:22:31 AM »
Picked it this morning before the squirrels got to it. Weighed in at 3.2 lbs. Yum!






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Re: Found on My Kent Tree This Morning
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2018, 12:18:51 PM »
Nice fruit! do you have a pic of the whole tree?

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Re: Found on My Kent Tree This Morning
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2018, 05:44:44 PM »
Nice fruit! do you have a pic of the whole tree?







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Re: Found on My Kent Tree This Morning
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2018, 06:00:53 PM »
Nice tree  :) Looks like it was not affected by the mid-January freeze we got in St. Pete. I lost a whole lot of blooms and a Venus tree in my yard !!  :(

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Re: Found on My Kent Tree This Morning
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2018, 08:24:37 PM »
No damage at all, including my Carrie, Nam Doc Mai and Mahachanok.
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Re: Found on My Kent Tree This Morning
« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2018, 10:09:52 PM »
No damage at all, including my Carrie, Nam Doc Mai and Mahachanok.

Man, you got lucky  :) Smaller trees and blooms (Cotton Candy, Maha, Phoenix, Valcarrie, LZ, Venus) planted in the north facing backyard all got burnt. Larger trees (Pim Seng Mun) re-flowered to produce 6 mangos  :(
Both longan trees came away unscathed, however, and have sizable crops. So all's not lost, yet!
I'm in south St. Pete. Where are you located?

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Re: Found on My Kent Tree This Morning
« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2018, 10:42:36 PM »
Pinellas Park.

All my trees are on the south side so maybe that made the difference since my area is colder than south St. Pete.
You have a nice collection.
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Re: Found on My Kent Tree This Morning
« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2018, 11:05:34 PM »
Thanks.
I think you're correct re south vs. north facing areas.
My trees that were in the front yard (Maha, Mallika, NDM, Juliette, Sweet Tart) and also south-facing, were not really affected much and are still dropping ripe mangos. The jackfruit, on the other, hand lost all its blooms and didn't re-flower...

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Re: Found on My Kent Tree This Morning
« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2018, 12:27:44 AM »
Nice fruit! do you have a pic of the whole tree?


great tree!  LOADED!   and dripping with Kent mangoes

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Re: Found on My Kent Tree This Morning
« Reply #9 on: August 03, 2018, 08:00:42 AM »
Nice fruit! do you have a pic of the whole tree?








That tree needs a hair cut...
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Re: Found on My Kent Tree This Morning
« Reply #10 on: August 03, 2018, 12:04:00 PM »
Beautiful tree. However it must be hard to pick the fruits.

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Re: Found on My Kent Tree This Morning
« Reply #11 on: August 03, 2018, 02:06:35 PM »
Nice fruit! do you have a pic of the whole tree?








That tree needs a hair cut...

I'm open to any volunteers. I used to climb up and cut back the top limbs but getting too old to play Tarzan.
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