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Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« on: June 02, 2019, 10:04:17 AM »
Has anybody tasted the fruit and is growing E4, would it be a good choice to plant with Orange Sherbet?

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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2019, 10:09:03 AM »
We had couple of E-4 last year - Thanks Steve from Fruitscapes!!!


They were definitely a top tier mango. Very sweet and creamy, with hints of pineapple and coconut. Loved them!
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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2019, 10:21:08 AM »
Coconut I’m sold !

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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2019, 03:51:00 PM »
Which mango would rate best in taste Coconut cream or E4 ?

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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2019, 04:01:38 PM »
Which mango would rate best in taste Coconut cream or E4 ?

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Ed,
E4 is more flavorful than Coco Cream. While Coco Cream is very coconutty and sweet, E4 is both that and comes with some tartness and tasted mangoey. E4 is definitely a must-have.
« Last Edit: June 02, 2019, 04:07:56 PM by Gambit »

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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2019, 04:23:03 PM »
Awesome just ordered 1 ! Thank you !
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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2019, 04:32:48 PM »
Pic of E4 and Coco Cream for comparison



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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2019, 05:27:09 PM »
For pure coconut flavor people seem to think M4 is a better choice, E4 is coconut/pineapple so it's got some acidity to it

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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #8 on: June 02, 2019, 05:28:02 PM »
Wow loads of Mangoes!

The E4 looks lik3 a good size mango !

Thanks for the awesome pic !

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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2019, 07:38:44 PM »
Has anybody tasted the fruit and is growing E4, would it be a good choice to plant with Orange Sherbet?

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10 years and +200 mango varieties later, E4 makes the top 10 (#9 to be precise).  As for Coconut Cream, tough to choose between them.

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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2019, 08:24:17 PM »
One of my Cotton Candy’s died due to neglect after my irritation pump died, so I replaced it with E-4. After reading this post, I’m glad I did

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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #11 on: June 02, 2019, 09:08:20 PM »
Awesome guys ! Thanks for the info , I just Ordered Orange Sherbet And E4, I just planted a 15Gal M4👍
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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #12 on: June 03, 2019, 12:40:10 AM »
Has anybody tasted the fruit and is growing E4, would it be a good choice to plant with Orange Sherbet?

Thanks Ed

10 years and +200 mango varieties later, E4 makes the top 10 (#9 to be precise).  As for Coconut Cream, tough to choose between them.

Whats the top 5?

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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #13 on: June 03, 2019, 07:32:04 AM »
We tasted E-4 last year it it was second to lemon Zest only because I grew the Lz

Top five with

Lz
Coconut Cream
Sweet tart
Orange sherbet

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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #14 on: June 03, 2019, 12:27:33 PM »
Has anybody tasted the fruit and is growing E4, would it be a good choice to plant with Orange Sherbet?

Thanks Ed

10 years and +200 mango varieties later, E4 makes the top 10 (#9 to be precise).  As for Coconut Cream, tough to choose between them.

Whats the top 5?

LZ
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Orange Sherbet
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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #15 on: June 03, 2019, 07:04:07 PM »
Future..... Are you doing your reviews this year ?????? Regards Mike

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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #16 on: June 03, 2019, 07:40:14 PM »
Future..... Are you doing your reviews this year ?????? Regards Mike

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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #17 on: June 03, 2019, 08:26:49 PM »
E4 is definitely in my top 5. We’ve enjoyed Abayomi’s yearly mango rankings awaiting Zill’s new releases. Here is my top 5 and E4 is in the elite group.

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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #18 on: June 04, 2019, 08:13:19 AM »
Fantastic thank you !
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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #19 on: June 05, 2019, 01:48:33 AM »
I noticed in Gambit's picture, the E-4 was picked green,  is this one of those varieties that stay green when they ripen,  or do they ripen well picked green like that,  to me that is a desired feature for a tree that might be an easy access to passerby's.
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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #20 on: June 05, 2019, 04:50:56 AM »
I noticed in Gambit's picture, the E-4 was picked green,  is this one of those varieties that stay green when they ripen,  or do they ripen well picked green like that,  to me that is a desired feature for a tree that might be an easy access to passerby's.

http://tropicalfruitforum.com/index.php?topic=28952.msg328198#msg328198

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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #21 on: June 05, 2019, 09:26:45 AM »
I noticed in Gambit's picture, the E-4 was picked green,  is this one of those varieties that stay green when they ripen,  or do they ripen well picked green like that,  to me that is a desired feature for a tree that might be an easy access to passerby's.

Every one of the E4's turned out excellent, and stayed green when ripe. One fruit did did not even lightened up when we cut into it 3-4 days later. I don't prefer tart mangos, but the E4's had just a slight tartness to balance out the sweet. I have a sweet tooth and IMO the Sweet Tarts in my yard are too sour for me, albeit it's in its first year of fruiting.

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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #22 on: June 05, 2019, 04:33:11 PM »
Oh that's great, i think this one will be the next one I plant,  a top tier mango , that can be picked green would definitely deter two legged bandits.
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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #23 on: June 06, 2019, 08:34:26 AM »
So which fruit dealer will have M4 & Orgone Sherbet Fruit for sale this season ?

TT started that she will have both on 2020 I Belive Same with Alex .
Is ther3 another source ?

Would love to try these 2  varieties this season .

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Re: Is E4 Top Tier Mango ?
« Reply #24 on: June 06, 2019, 08:35:46 AM »
The ones I sampled were green and were wonderful so I planted mine outside the fence as it won’t bring em in like a red fruit does

 

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