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pinkturtle

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Grow Mangosteen in southern California
« on: August 01, 2020, 11:35:06 PM »
Hi,

I purchased a bag of fresh Mangosteen from local supermarket today.  Can Mangosteen grow in California?

Thanks,
Al


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Re: Grow Mangosteen in southern California
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2020, 12:57:58 AM »
Hi,

I purchased a bag of fresh Mangosteen from local supermarket today.  Can Mangosteen grow in California?

Thanks,
Al



You can try but mangosteen is a ultra tropical, meaning its extremely picky. Even here in central america there is a level of skill required to succed

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Re: Grow Mangosteen in southern California
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2020, 08:09:21 AM »
Chances are high that the fruit came from Thailand and they have been irradiated...more than likely sterilizing the seeds.  Doesn't hurt to try though.  Just keep your expectations low.

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Re: Grow Mangosteen in southern California
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2020, 09:41:09 AM »
if you can sprout, you will need to grow in a greenhouse or similar setting. they like it humid and cannot take cold temps, especially when small.

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Re: Grow Mangosteen in southern California
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2020, 10:50:56 AM »
Hi,

I purchased a bag of fresh Mangosteen from local supermarket today.  Can Mangosteen grow in California?

Thanks,
Al



I am also in LA, where did you get the mangosteens?

pinkturtle

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Re: Grow Mangosteen in southern California
« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2020, 11:39:56 AM »
Hi,

I purchased a bag of fresh Mangosteen from local supermarket today.  Can Mangosteen grow in California?

Thanks,
Al



I am also in LA, where did you get the mangosteens?

168 supermarket, Between New and Valley.
« Last Edit: August 02, 2020, 11:46:42 AM by pinkturtle »

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Re: Grow Mangosteen in southern California
« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2020, 12:36:11 PM »
The mangosteen fruit I got from Thailand was likely irradiated, I planted the seeds but no sprouts.  Not sure if yours are or not

 

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