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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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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #60 on: March 31, 2019, 04:08:25 PM »


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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #61 on: March 31, 2019, 05:16:58 PM »
Glen light crop, bombay very light crop 50lbs or less has not flushed in major part of the tree and I think it is getting to late for flowers on bombay But white pairi has very good set.A few trees early bloom had 90+ % male flowers ,subsequent blooms much better ratio female flowers

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #62 on: March 31, 2019, 05:25:16 PM »
My 15 gallon Glenn is in full bloom, but I am going to lose the flowers as I will be up-potting it in an open bottom rootbuilder II pot later today.


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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #63 on: March 31, 2019, 11:01:16 PM »
Not a great mango season for me. Even some of the trees that flowered did not set fruit.  A number did not even flower at all.

I am interested in the answer to the question asked by Chad6159, since the tree is not flowering or in my case all the flowers have fallen off, is this a good time to prune and tip in preparation for next year?  I may get a couple of flushes, maybe more, over the spring and summer.

Any suggestion?

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #64 on: April 01, 2019, 01:39:28 AM »
I got one Honey Kiss this year (it's about 2 years old) and nothing from Orange Essence which is bigger

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #65 on: April 01, 2019, 08:18:23 AM »
20 in ground trees with two not blooming.  Both are next to one another

Most are post bloom at this point

Great fruit set with a first time for cotton candy


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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #66 on: April 01, 2019, 08:49:06 AM »
Finally seeing some life from my Cotton Candy(flush) and Pickering(green knobs). My Sweet tart looks like a healthy bush but still has no flush or blooms.

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #67 on: April 01, 2019, 02:23:39 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.

Yes, if you're sure the tree isn't going to produce any blooms this year it should be fine to prune now...place a little bit of slow release fertilizer (water in) from time and time and you should see some new growths in a few weeks, Good luck!

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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #68 on: April 01, 2019, 08:40:42 PM »
The Pickering has exploded with fruit.  The Glenn is coming along nicely as well.  The Sweet Tart has flushed new leaves and fruit are just beginning to show.  Looks like another great mango season in good old S Fla!!!
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Re: Am I The Only One With Dormant Mango Trees??
« Reply #69 on: April 01, 2019, 09:12:03 PM »
Got zero blooms off of my coconut cream, Angie, and Keitt - first time ever. Everything else was half bloom (even my Glen, which has never disappointed ... until now). Gonna be buying some mangos this year to feed the habit...

 

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