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Mango Coconut king 2020 E-4 or M-4 Opinions please!
« on: July 24, 2020, 08:55:31 PM »
I missed opportunity to taste both. Interested in hearing from others :)
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Re: Mango Coconut king 2020 E-4 or M-4 Opinions please!
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2020, 12:15:06 PM »
Keep researching this.  I'm in the same boat as you.  I haven't tasted either one.  Didn't Har say he considers them unrelated?  What does Rob say, or Alex?  (I've always thought highly of Pickering for its coconut flavor.)
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Re: Mango Coconut king 2020 E-4 or M-4 Opinions please!
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2020, 07:32:31 AM »
I prefer the taste of E-4

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Re: Mango Coconut king 2020 E-4 or M-4 Opinions please!
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2020, 12:23:07 PM »
I prefer the taste of E-4
I have heard that E-4  has a longer flavor window then M4. I hope M4 is not difficult to determine when to pick for Peak flavor as others have said about peach cobbler.
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Re: Mango Coconut king 2020 E-4 or M-4 Opinions please!
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2020, 12:44:51 PM »
I prefer the taste of E-4
I have heard that E-4  has a longer flavor window then M4. I hope M4 is not difficult to determine when to pick for Peak flavor as others have said about peach cobbler.

Any of the "green skinned mangoes" can be tricky and take practice till you lear tge right harvest time.  If grown near the ciast, some will show a color change but inland, other than a slight lightening of the green coloration, there is no obvious visual mechanism.
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Re: Mango Coconut king 2020 E-4 or M-4 Opinions please!
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2020, 10:50:58 PM »
Have not tried M4 but E4 is the best “performance” mango I’ve ever had.
It’s TRULY deserving of the name “pina colada” because it tastes like a very sweet pina colada when soft. It’s more Sweet pineapple tasting when barely soft and very coconut and pineapple when a bit softer to touch. Delicious, phenomenal, spectacular mango with a real coco flavor, not that artificial coco flavor
Like “coconut cream “ has.

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« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2020, 09:47:23 AM »
Vote up for sugar loaf, it is the bomb!
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Re: Mango Coconut king 2020 E-4 or M-4 Opinions please!
« Reply #7 on: July 27, 2020, 02:36:59 PM »
I have also not had M-4.....but E-4 is absolutely ridiculous.  Best mango on my property and the only one that I have multiple trees planted out. And its out of the question to graft anything else onto them

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« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2020, 09:29:19 PM »
I have also not had M-4.....but E-4 is absolutely ridiculous.  Best mango on my property and the only one that I have multiple trees planted out. And its out of the question to graft anything else onto them
E-4 is rocking the forum and rocking the mango-tasting videos.  Even though I consider Pickering to be THE MOST FOOLPROOF mango tree, I'm starting to think I should throw caution to the wind and plant E-4 instead when I get a new house. 
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« Reply #9 on: July 28, 2020, 10:45:45 AM »
I have also not had M-4.....but E-4 is absolutely ridiculous.  Best mango on my property and the only one that I have multiple trees planted out. And its out of the question to graft anything else onto them
E-4 is rocking the forum and rocking the mango-tasting videos.  Even though I consider Pickering to be THE MOST FOOLPROOF mango tree, I'm starting to think I should throw caution to the wind and plant E-4 instead when I get a new house.

Pickering was a Rockstar this year....it always produces, and its a clean, small tree... But this year the flavor (at least on my tree) was outrageous.  Not E-4 outrageous, but certainly a must have for anybody planting at least a few mango trees IMO

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« Reply #10 on: July 28, 2020, 12:19:33 PM »
Oh man, I know what you mean!  Had some from my old house.  Excellent.  I won't have room for more than one coco-mango.
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Re: Mango Coconut king 2020 E-4 or M-4 Opinions please!
« Reply #11 on: July 28, 2020, 01:23:36 PM »
E4 Sugar loaf is just like a pina colada taste, get a tree now and plant it later, since it is a slow grower.
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« Reply #12 on: July 28, 2020, 03:12:13 PM »
E4 Sugar loaf is just like a pina colada taste, get a tree now and plant it later, since it is a slow grower.

I beg to differ. Both of mine have been vigorous growers thus far.  Seems like they are always flushing. 

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« Reply #13 on: July 28, 2020, 04:13:59 PM »
Oh okay, good to know. I have heard otherwise, got one in a pot, still small and growing.
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Re: Mango Coconut king 2020 E-4 or M-4 Opinions please!
« Reply #14 on: July 28, 2020, 05:11:57 PM »
I am disappointed that no one is crowing about M4 we've had one mention and it's mostly crickets chirping. I was looking for a little confirmation because I just planted a 3-gallon M-4 tree. Because of limited space i may replace it with a 7 or 15 gallon Phoenix.

My E-4


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« Reply #15 on: July 28, 2020, 06:40:50 PM »
Ok, Bo, here you go. Have you heard of YouTube?  M-4 reviews:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmsIXXN-oXQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0fwg2Nxh_A
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZEd8sljNV8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ispK56PA9so

You might be wise to keep your tree (unless Rob says Phoenix is way better).
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Re: Mango Coconut king 2020 E-4 or M-4 Opinions please!
« Reply #16 on: July 28, 2020, 07:38:26 PM »
Gonna finally get to taste some M4's in a day or so and then I'll let you know how I feel about them...

Suagrloaf was fantastic and I had an unripe one but that was the only one I tried so far.

Phoenix was amazing had a bunch so far.

M4 is on the platter for tomorrow and the next day.

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Re: Mango Coconut king 2020 E-4 or M-4 Opinions please!
« Reply #17 on: July 28, 2020, 08:04:11 PM »
Gonna finally get to taste some M4's in a day or so and then I'll let you know how I feel about them...

Suagrloaf was fantastic and I had an unripe one but that was the only one I tried so far.

Phoenix was amazing had a bunch so far.

M4 is on the platter for tomorrow and the next day.
Sounds good but let us know which one your copilot prefers :)
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« Reply #18 on: July 29, 2020, 11:31:19 AM »
Har says M4 it is supremely delicious, but the tree could be an alternate bearer though.
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Re: Mango Coconut king 2020 E-4 or M-4 Opinions please!
« Reply #19 on: July 29, 2020, 11:49:46 AM »
I prefer the taste of m-4

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« Reply #20 on: July 29, 2020, 01:19:10 PM »
Somebody really, REALLY likes Phoenix.  Chris does, too.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojmayoG1r80
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« Reply #21 on: July 29, 2020, 04:42:45 PM »
I was hoping that Beth would have been more descriptive. I feel that she did a much better job describing Carla in a different video. I would like to know if Phoenix has any acidulousness to it? I would like to know in what way is it comparable to Dot.
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Re: Mango Coconut king 2020 E-4 or M-4 Opinions please!
« Reply #22 on: July 29, 2020, 06:47:58 PM »
Anybody selling E-4 bud wood or trees that can be shipped to Socal?

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« Reply #23 on: August 08, 2020, 11:23:57 PM »
And the winner is...Piña Colada!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReCu628WPnc
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« Reply #24 on: August 09, 2020, 08:24:14 PM »
Pina colada! Come on that's too syrupy I'll take Coconut Cream over that.
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