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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #50 on: March 13, 2019, 10:21:44 AM »
If it hasn't blossomed by now (Providence), can we say no fruit for 2019?

Unfortunately, yes. With the weather the way it is, the chances of it blooming this year are bleak.

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #51 on: March 13, 2019, 10:22:51 AM »
My Haden, which is always LOADED with flowers, has ZERO on it...which is really strange. It is just growing new growth...any ideas?

Did you prune it late last year? 

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #52 on: March 13, 2019, 10:34:03 AM »
My Haden, which is always LOADED with flowers, has ZERO on it...which is really strange. It is just growing new growth...any ideas?

Did you prune it late last year?

I did prune some long lanky branches late last spring so they would branch out. I figured it was too late to expect flowers on those branches this year. But I didn't do this for every branch. Most likely not even close to half of the tree, more like a quarter of the tree.... So I expected to get fruit from the non pruned branches. Guess not? It has always reliably given me fruit so I am surprised.

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #53 on: March 13, 2019, 11:51:57 AM »

My Mallika. normally reliable, has taken a year off as well..

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #54 on: March 13, 2019, 12:57:24 PM »
Don't feel bad I think most everyone here in CA has dormant or very slow growing mango trees at the moment due to all the cold and rain.

We will finally be getting into the mid to high 70's this weekend in San Diego so i'm hopefully to start seeing some flushing....and/or flowering.

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #55 on: March 13, 2019, 01:00:34 PM »
Glenn didn't fruit for me. First year in like a decade it hasn't.
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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #56 on: March 13, 2019, 03:19:12 PM »
Glenn didn't fruit for me. First year in like a decade it hasn't.

Ours flowered in January but flushed a lot of growth simultaneously. Then had a light second bloom. Gonna be a “disappointing” crop by its standards. The Dupuis Saigon trees did the exact same thing strangely enough.

If it hasn't blossomed by now (Providence), can we say no fruit for 2019?

Our largest Providence had a full bloom, but we have another which has produced before including last year that hardly flowered.

I think what you’re seeing here with these various reports of failed bloom is the statistical consequence of the mild/almost-non-existent winter. Lots of trees flowering, but a good size minority chunk with little or nothing.

My biggest disappointment this year (aside from dozens of non-blooming Sweet Tarts  >:( )is Bombay, which is a huge tree compared to others planted at same time, capable of a crop of 300+ pounds, but which barely flowers and will end up with wellunder 50 pounds of fruit :(
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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #57 on: March 13, 2019, 03:42:26 PM »
As I drive around my area, central Broward County, I see quite a few mango trees with partial or no blooms.

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #58 on: March 13, 2019, 03:44:44 PM »
Looks like my Glenn, Palmer, Kiett and Young/Tebow are taking a year off, first time blooms for me are Phoenix, Gary, Kent, Harvest Moon and Maha Chanok.
The weather is going to cool S.Fl for a few days around March 20, fingers crossed.
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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #59 on: March 14, 2019, 01:22:50 PM »
So since it does not look like I am going to get any mangos from my Haden tree is it alright to do some pruning now so I am more likely to get fruit next year, instead of waiting until later to prune? I want to clear out some extra branches to open it up more and also want to cut the rest of the lanky branches so it branches out. Or should I wait a month or so? 

 

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