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dross99_si

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Re: Mango Pests, Diseases, and Nutritional Problems
« Reply #1200 on: January 21, 2019, 11:18:43 PM »
Both of the above appear to have powdery mildew, the most common mango malady during cool dry weather.

Fertilizing with Gypsum / Calcium Sulfate is usually also a good idea.

Thank you Har!

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Re: Mango Pests, Diseases, and Nutritional Problems
« Reply #1201 on: Today at 07:35:39 AM »
Little bit of leaf tip burn on our potted Pickering, Haden and Coconut Cream. Definitely hard to surmise what may be the cause. Wind, water logged, salts, chlorine, over fert, nutrient deficiency, etc..
We use Osmocote plus and a little foliar feed now & then. Once in a while water from the hose. I did order the Boogie Blue Plus for a little peace of mind when having to hose water.
Not sure if I should just do nothing and see how it plays out or run the risk of overthinking and wind up doing too much and possibly make things worse.
I thought about adding some gypsum to remedy any salt build up, add a little calcium and possibly aid in drainage.
So many variables when container growing. Wish I could just put them in the ground. I feel like it would make life easier.












Unless it's from the homemade fungicidal spray I made and applied last week using water, vegetable oil and baking soda. Could that have caused the tips turn brown? Like a sunburn from excess oil residue maybe? I did apply the spray late at night...
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Re: Mango Pests, Diseases, and Nutritional Problems
« Reply #1202 on: Today at 12:07:25 PM »
Possible.  Sodium in excess?  I haven't tried that mix.  How much baking soda per gallon?  How much oil?
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