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Most sprouts seen from polyembryonic mango seed
« on: August 29, 2018, 11:18:07 PM »
I heard polyembryonic mango seeds can send up as many as 20 shoots. I have a Cac seed currently with 14. What is the most you have seen?

Footnote: has anyone noticed Cac leaves are uneven widths left to right?  The leafís dividing line is off centre.

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Re: Most sprouts seen from polyembryonic mango seed
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2018, 07:13:04 PM »
The most I've personally seen are 11 from a Baptiste.

The one Cac seed I planted never sprouted, so I don't know about the leaves being off center. I did notice some Baptiste will put out a single leaf low on the stalk.






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Re: Most sprouts seen from polyembryonic mango seed
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2018, 08:02:51 PM »
6 from a Cac and 5 from a Sweet Tart. Was able to separate 4 sprouts from each and they're about 3 ft - 5 ft tall now.
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Re: Most sprouts seen from polyembryonic mango seed
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2018, 08:17:53 PM »
haha! I remember looking at some of the cac seeds and tripping out on the # of embryos.

I heard polyembryonic mango seeds can send up as many as 20 shoots. I have a Cac seed currently with 14. What is the most you have seen?

Footnote: has anyone noticed Cac leaves are uneven widths left to right?  The leafís dividing line is off centre.
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Re: Most sprouts seen from polyembryonic mango seed
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2018, 03:33:23 AM »
How is the separation done?
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Re: Most sprouts seen from polyembryonic mango seed
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2018, 11:00:30 AM »
They have separate tap roots, so it's juts a matter of teasing out the intertangled feeder roots.

How is the separation done?
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Re: Most sprouts seen from polyembryonic mango seed
« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2018, 05:53:46 PM »
Which grows true to seed, poly or mono?
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Re: Most sprouts seen from polyembryonic mango seed
« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2018, 06:36:45 PM »
Which grows true to seed, poly or mono?
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Poly...all sprouts are clones, except for one which is zygotic.
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Re: Most sprouts seen from polyembryonic mango seed
« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2018, 08:48:27 PM »
Iíll check my CAC/COC seedlings tomorrow. I never counted and Iím not at home right now but from my memory, I believe the most Iíve gotten was 6-8 from PiŮa Colada.

Iíve seen Polyembryonic Mangos with multiple shoots coming from one root.

Iíve also noticed that when the main shoot gets damaged, the embryo often puts out multiple other shoots. Iíve seen this with Monoembryonic and Polyembryonic seedlings.

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Re: Most sprouts seen from polyembryonic mango seed
« Reply #9 on: September 01, 2018, 06:28:42 PM »
Looks like the most I currently have is six from several PiŮa Coladas.





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Re: Most sprouts seen from polyembryonic mango seed
« Reply #10 on: September 01, 2018, 06:36:56 PM »
Hereís a few pictures from different CAC seedlings







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Re: Most sprouts seen from polyembryonic mango seed
« Reply #11 on: September 01, 2018, 07:36:59 PM »
Max I every got was 7 from lemon zest, three survived, two are together in a hole, one has grown 7 feet plus and its sap smell is very very strong mandarin, much different than LZ, could be Zygotic. hoping it fruits next year, it will be 5 yrs.

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Re: Most sprouts seen from polyembryonic mango seed
« Reply #12 on: September 02, 2018, 07:07:17 PM »
Thanks everyone.

Behl that sounds awesome. Do keep us posted. Maybe your trip to Florida will see an unusual reversal...gourmet mango import!

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Re: Most sprouts seen from polyembryonic mango seed
« Reply #13 on: September 14, 2018, 01:38:51 PM »
I separated my Cac sprouts today. Only one was a double sprout from a single root. One hardly had any root to speak of. The other 11 were fine.

 

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