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Dwarf mangoes for growing in pots
« on: June 23, 2019, 08:53:02 PM »
Hi everyone. My name is Mike and Iím new to the forum. Iím looking for input as to which Mango varieties you guys recommend that are dwarf growing that would be good for growing in pots. I grew up in South Florida but I now live in NE Florida and miss growing my own mangoes. We had a Julie mango in our backyard and really enjoyed the flavor. Thanks for your help, Mike

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Re: Dwarf mangoes for growing in pots
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2019, 09:04:05 PM »
Honey Kiss , Pickering really slow growers .

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Re: Dwarf mangoes for growing in pots
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2019, 07:19:57 PM »
Pickering supposed to be precocious and prolific, many people love the taste. It is easy to maintain and the tree is available almost in every nursery or online with very reasonable price. I have one in the ground, but I only planted it last March. So far it is growing great in hot California summer with 12+ hours of sun everyday.
The other one that supposed to be really dwarf is Malika. My friend has one, after 10 years in the ground the tree still only about 6 ft height with 5 ft width. Last year it had around 100+ mangoes, this year only around 20. According to my friend, it is an alternate bearing for her, but she loves the mangoes and it is disease free (at least here in California).

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Re: Dwarf mangoes for growing in pots
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2019, 03:14:27 AM »
Angie is another thatís supposed to do well in pots

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Re: Dwarf mangoes for growing in pots
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2019, 08:20:55 AM »
Ice cream is another that does well in pots.

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Re: Dwarf mangoes for growing in pots
« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2019, 09:27:52 AM »
I have an Ice Cream in a 40 gallon pot. I planted it in 2017. It has put on a couple of growth sets since I have had it (very slow grower) and is maybe only 6 ft tall. But I will get probably a dozen mangos off it this year.
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Re: Dwarf mangoes for growing in pots
« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2019, 09:30:17 AM »
Pickering.  It is the only tree I am growing that has stayed small - itís in ground about 9 years and about 10 feet tall.  Amazing tree.

I have a Malika that started in a pot - broke out, now it is definitely not a small or dwarf tree.

Ice Cream - smaller than Malika but same story, now itís almost 20ft tall (10 years old).

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Re: Dwarf mangoes for growing in pots
« Reply #7 on: June 25, 2019, 09:32:02 AM »
I have first hand experience with the following varieties that are reasonably slow growers:
- Julie (ex. slow, mine died because it could not handle our heat. One of the few mangos that have ever died on me in our summer)
- Pina Colada (very slow)
- Ice Cream (slow)
- Alampur Baneshan (slow)
- Amrapali (slow)
- Pickering (med. slow. Relatively slow grower but faster than the others)
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Re: Dwarf mangoes for growing in pots
« Reply #8 on: June 25, 2019, 11:22:52 AM »
Pickering
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Re: Dwarf mangoes for growing in pots
« Reply #9 on: June 26, 2019, 10:15:06 AM »
I grow many mangoes in 4gallon pots, each three has 4-5 mangoes,  it all depends on pruning and the graft union.

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Re: Dwarf mangoes for growing in pots
« Reply #10 on: June 26, 2019, 12:12:22 PM »
Pickering

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Re: Dwarf mangoes for growing in pots
« Reply #11 on: June 26, 2019, 12:25:53 PM »
Julie and Dwarf Hawaiian grow really slow!

 

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