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Weboh

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Mango trees flowering in winter in zone 10a?
« on: January 14, 2019, 11:21:20 AM »
Many of the mango trees in my area seem to be flowering:



Is that normal for this time of year in Florida? I understand mango season begins in June. Does it just take 5 months from flowering for fruit to ripen? Is it just a little early this year because of our mild winter?

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Re: Mango trees flowering in winter in zone 10a?
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2019, 11:38:18 AM »
The tree in your photos is a loquat, not a mango.

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Re: Mango trees flowering in winter in zone 10a?
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2019, 11:48:37 AM »
Ooh, neat! Hopefully I'll be sampling loquats soon then. A lot of mango trees do still appear to be flowering. I guess I'll get a picture sometime to be sure. Are your mango trees flowering early because of the mild winter?

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Re: Mango trees flowering in winter in zone 10a?
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2019, 03:21:21 PM »
Ooh, neat! Hopefully I'll be sampling loquats soon then. A lot of mango trees do still appear to be flowering. I guess I'll get a picture sometime to be sure. Are your mango trees flowering early because of the mild winter?

Some. In Palm Beach county the temperatures werent as cool in December, so a lower percentage are flowering. It will take some more cold weather to trigger the rest.

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Re: Mango trees flowering in winter in zone 10a?
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2019, 06:32:43 PM »
My cotton candy and pickers sent up flowers , April Mangoes 😀?
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