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How do you water your in-ground mango trees?
« on: June 16, 2020, 01:09:40 PM »
I have recently planted couple mango trees in the ground and was wondering what would be that best way to water them?

I have a drip system in place which uses netafim 1/2" dripline with pressure regulated emitters every 12 inches.  For most of the trees, I make a circle of dripline around the base of the tree.  However, for smaller tree/plants it is difficult to make the circle without kinking the drip line.   

I use Rain Bird Micro-Bubblers in my potted plants but the problem is their twist cap tends to becomes either loose or too tight overtime making water flow inconsistent. I have also used spot spitters but they keep popping out of the 1/8" tubing especially when the weather is hot.

Looking at the pictures posted in the forum, it seems that many people use micro-sprinklers. Can people who use micro-sprinklers provide information about which one they use and how well do they work for them.

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Re: How do you water your in-ground mango trees?
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2020, 01:22:57 PM »
I'm doing the same (for the in-ground trees), and it works well.
You don't need all the line in place at the start, as you can add line/emitters later with a coupling.

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Re: How do you water your in-ground mango trees?
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2020, 04:03:15 PM »
With two trees you can just hand water them.
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Re: How do you water your in-ground mango trees?
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2020, 04:10:57 PM »
I use micro spray drips on all my mangoes, depending on size I have either 2 or 3. I water deeply 3 times a week.

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Re: How do you water your in-ground mango trees?
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2020, 04:13:03 PM »
Minus a nice watering system you can always take a plastic one gallon water jug. Or maybe milk came in it? One pin hole at the bottom and this will drip irrigate a new fruit tree. All kinds of other plastic containers can be used the same way. New fruit trees. At least hit them with garden hose every second day. And of course they are wood chip mulched 3" deep to bank the water.

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Re: How do you water your in-ground mango trees?
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2020, 04:54:46 PM »
Looking at the pictures posted in the forum, it seems that many people use micro-sprinklers. Can people who use micro-sprinklers provide information about which one they use and how well do they work for them.
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Re: How do you water your in-ground mango trees?
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2020, 01:10:55 AM »
I use micro spray drips on all my mangoes, depending on size I have either 2 or 3. I water deeply 3 times a week.

Thanks for responding.

Which brand/model do you use? 

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Re: How do you water your in-ground mango trees?
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Re: How do you water your in-ground mango trees?
« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2020, 03:22:10 PM »
Minus a nice watering system you can always take a plastic one gallon water jug. Or maybe milk came in it? One pin hole at the bottom and this will drip irrigate a new fruit tree. All kinds of other plastic containers can be used the same way. New fruit trees. At least hit them with garden hose every second day. And of course they are wood chip mulched 3" deep to bank the water.

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Re: How do you water your in-ground mango trees?
« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2020, 06:44:36 PM »
I go to the well pump, turn it on, grab the hose and wet the trees
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