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Author Topic: Any video how to successfully separate multiple shoots from single mango seed ?  (Read 116 times)

mangomanic12

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Please post link / video/ explanation...
I have a Dupois seedling with 4-5 shoots and a random poly seedling with 5-6 shoots in 1 gal that i want to separate this weekend but i do not want to kill the shoots.
Thanks.

sapote

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Just wash the whole thing in a big bucket of water, and then without any soil it's easy to untangle the roots from each other.

mike rule

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I usually wait until the leaves harden up before splitting up the seedlings...... I find that losses are minimal then.......Mike

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I just did this just as sapote suggests by washing away the excess soil. They came apart easily and my seedlings seem fine. A video of it would have been rather anticlimactic :)

The leaves were also already hardened so itís possible thatís a big factor as mike rule suggests. I imagine the looseness of your soil also being a big factor.

Good luck!

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Ok, great guys , i will try your suggestions this weekend.
Yes, the leaves has just hardened off so good timing.
Thanks so much!!!
MiKE

 

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