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Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« on: November 16, 2018, 03:24:11 PM »
This was our favorite Mango this season.  Thankfully we procured 16 trees for planting out in our grove today.  I guess they plan on this selling out quickly once itís released.




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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2018, 08:28:54 PM »
Didn't realize it was out yet.
It was one of my favorites this year. Only had one though
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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2018, 08:54:39 PM »
You picked out an excellent variety to plant out 16 trees of. I wish you a bountiful harvest once your trees are established. Please keep us updated on your trees, Iím sure there are a lot of people on this forum that is interested in the growth rate/habit of this variety.

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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2018, 05:07:01 PM »
Got two E-4 Sugarloaf today along with coconut cream

Cc is four times bigger and cheaper





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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2018, 06:49:02 PM »
just curious, what does the fruit look/taste like? why is it your favorite?
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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2018, 02:36:57 AM »
I wonder if it's bacterial black spot resistant
The disease is going to cover the whole area and wipe out everything from my experience.. if not resistant
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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2018, 06:57:55 AM »
Limited amount grafted and very young trees 

When Frog said they were released I called my local Zill distributor and he wasnít finished unloading the truck befor I got there

Second place imango i tasted in 2018 after LZ

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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2018, 10:47:33 AM »
I wonder if it's bacterial black spot resistant
The disease is going to cover the whole area and wipe out everything from my experience.. if not resistant

I speculate that itís going to be resistant based on it being an Edward seedling and observed resistance by Edward progeny (Angie, Harvest Moon, Seacrest, Duncan, and Coconut Cream). However It is also worth noting that these all likely contained genes from the Julian or Philippine lines (Duncan). Sugarloafís paternal parent may be Pettigrew (whose own level of resistance is unclear).

But we wonít know for sure until more of the Sugarloaf trees fruit.
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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2018, 11:10:48 AM »
Limited amount grafted and very young trees 

When Frog said they were released I called my local Zill distributor and he wasnít finished unloading the truck befor I got there

Second place imango i tasted in 2018 after LZ

You  snooze you lose.  I am looking to solid LZ production this coming year.

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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2018, 12:53:34 PM »
I grew the LZ so it might have got the nod over sugarloaf for that reason

Both are wonderful

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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2018, 04:58:49 PM »
I never cared for mangos much but heard a lot about these Zill mangos and bought a lemon zest and a CC since I love citrus and coconut. Had the LZ last year and loved it and canít wait to try the CC this year. I loved it so much Iím ready to buy another mango tree and have been research much. Iím dwindled it down to this butter cream mango or an orange sherbet. I have heard mixed stories weather the LZ and OS are similar. Do u have a recenondation weathe I should get the OS or butter cream?

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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #11 on: December 07, 2018, 05:06:46 PM »
I never cared for mangos much but heard a lot about these Zill mangos and bought a lemon zest and a CC since I love citrus and coconut. Had the LZ last year and loved it and canít wait to try the CC this year. I loved it so much Iím ready to buy another mango tree and have been research much. Iím dwindled it down to this butter cream mango or an orange sherbet. I have heard mixed stories weather the LZ and OS are similar. Do u have a recenondation weathe I should get the OS or butter cream?

Thatís easy, Butter Cream is definitely a top tier Mango.

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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2018, 04:59:19 PM »
I never cared for mangos much but heard a lot about these Zill mangos and bought a lemon zest and a CC since I love citrus and coconut. Had the LZ last year and loved it and canít wait to try the CC this year. I loved it so much Iím ready to buy another mango tree and have been research much. Iím dwindled it down to this butter cream mango or an orange sherbet. I have heard mixed stories weather the LZ and OS are similar. Do u have a recenondation weathe I should get the OS or butter cream?

I havenít had the pleasure to enjoy Buttercream yet. I have tried more than 100 other varieties over the last 8 years or so and...OS makes my top 5.

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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #13 on: December 09, 2018, 04:49:43 PM »
Does Sugarloaf Mango have any coconut flavor in it?
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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #14 on: December 09, 2018, 06:01:01 PM »
Does Sugarloaf Mango have any coconut flavor in it?

Yes, particularly on the riper side.

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Re: Zills top tier Mango Sugar Loaf
« Reply #15 on: December 10, 2018, 09:44:06 AM »
Butter Cream is a wonderful tasting mango that resembles its name.  The texture and taste are hard to beat...

Just out of my top ten this season with OS a few spots higher

I like the citrus flavored mangos to a fault so your mileage may vary

 

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