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Packing variety in my yard
« on: April 03, 2014, 08:27:16 PM »


Pickering with Edgar on top with fruit on both, also has one branch of  Hatcher and on of Sunrise, totally out of balance of course.



Pineapple Pleasure with fruit, Gary, Pina Colada, and Sweet Tart on a couple branches each



Mangifera lalijiwa (budwood from Frankie's Hawaii)



Angie with fruit at two feet



Lemon Zest with fruit, Spirit of 76' on a couple branches



Nam Doc Mai #4 and Fairchild on top both fruiting, St. Maui and Ugly Betty on single branches



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NDM from Thailand fruiting, Peach Cobbler, Ugly Betty, Pineapple Pleasure, Lemon Zest on assorted branches


Maha Chanok with Angie both fruiting, Tog Bi Con on a couple branches


PPK with San Felipe and Fernandin fruiting, Glen, Harvest Moon, Dupuis, Coconut Cream, Zill, and Lemon Zest on assd branches.

I also have a Cogshall with Mallika fruiting, Carrie w/ Mesk and Valcarrie on it.. I ran out of daylight this evening!

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Re: Packing variety in my yard
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2014, 10:25:25 PM »
Wow a buffet!! You need an electric fence to keep the neighbors from enjoying a fruit fest when you out of town!!  :-\
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Re: Packing variety in my yard
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2014, 12:04:29 AM »
Neat. Do you have a labeling/tracking method for the multi grafts? Or is it just from memory?

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Re: Packing variety in my yard
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2014, 12:36:10 AM »
Nice cocktail mango trees!  8)  I also noticed that your neighbor has a mamey tree in the first pic.  :)
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Re: Packing variety in my yard
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2014, 05:07:54 AM »
Very nice!

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Re: Packing variety in my yard
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2014, 05:51:57 AM »
you are an inpiration, in fact after seeing your trees last December I am attempting to add a few to my Tommy.

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Re: Packing variety in my yard
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2014, 12:06:32 PM »
Patrick, 3 things

(1) When are you selling some fruit, you are gonna have an abundance !!!!!
(2)  Is there a house for sale near you??? LOL
(3)  Awesome job , i am sure it was a bit of work over the years  and i hope you get lots and lots of fruit. Congrats!!!!!

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Re: Packing variety in my yard
« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2014, 12:48:43 PM »
did har top-work your trees, or you did it?
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Re: Packing variety in my yard
« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2014, 12:59:16 PM »
Now, that  is some variety!!! I like how you have Angie and Maha Chanok in one.

A question: You have Sunrise, Hatcher and Edgar on a Pickering. Won't they take over the dwarf that is Pickering? 


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Re: Packing variety in my yard
« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2014, 01:07:25 PM »
Patrick, I am very interested in your experiment. So far it looks like it's working is this the first year you are letting the trees hold fruits? How many multi grafted trees do you have? Are these multi- grafts from last year?  Keep us updated and great job!

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Re: Packing variety in my yard
« Reply #10 on: April 04, 2014, 01:14:47 PM »
did har top-work your trees, or you did it?

Follow up question for Patrick. Did you also plant the trees yourself or did someone do it for you?

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Re: Packing variety in my yard
« Reply #11 on: April 04, 2014, 01:29:33 PM »
did har top-work your trees, or you did it?

Follow up question for Patrick. Did you also plant the trees yourself or did someone do it for you?

Actually I planted them myself, and even multi-grafted them myself as well.  Its actually been very easy to add varieties in mango, about the same skill level as grafting avocado on rootstock if the wood is at the right stage. Simple clefts and side-veneer have had 90+% success.  I find the most important part is using bud wood that is visibly larger than the branch its going on.

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« Reply #12 on: April 04, 2014, 01:43:25 PM »
Very nice Patrick ! i wish i had y7our grafting Skills !
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« Reply #13 on: April 04, 2014, 03:01:58 PM »
Very impressed by Angie. Is it common for this variety to be fruiting abundantly at such a young age? Why are you not removing most of the fruits to get better tree establishment?

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« Reply #14 on: April 04, 2014, 03:08:30 PM »
Nice grafting…what is the lalijiwa grafted onto?

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Re: Packing variety in my yard
« Reply #15 on: April 04, 2014, 03:15:21 PM »
Very impressed by Angie. Is it common for this variety to be fruiting abundantly at such a young age? Why are you not removing most of the fruits to get better tree establishment?

I plan to drop them if they hold, I will probably just tip the entire panicle at once. 

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Re: Packing variety in my yard
« Reply #16 on: April 04, 2014, 03:21:26 PM »
Nice grafting…what is the lalijiwa grafted onto?

I grafted the lalijiwa onto mango rootstock December of 2013.  I purchased two pieces of bud wood along with a grafted Mayon Chid maprang from Frankies.  I still have the maprang, its about the same size of the lalijiwa.  Sheehan's peer pressure led me to the purchase of the maprang, its been in ground for over a year now and handled this winter (although it was pretty mild). I plan to eventually add some other compatible mangifera onto the lalijiwa, like kuini, casturi, and others.

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Re: Packing variety in my yard
« Reply #17 on: April 04, 2014, 03:24:48 PM »
Very nice Patrick ! i wish i had y7our grafting Skills !
Ed

The hardest part is just saving seeds, growing rootstocks, getting the bud wood, then actually sitting down and grafting.  I find if I am very meticulous I have very good results.  I also practice cuts on every piece of wood I come into contact with when trimming, etc.. I actually had quite a few successful mango bud grafts last summer, but my percentages there are still pretty low.

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« Reply #18 on: April 04, 2014, 03:24:58 PM »
was just going to ask about those.  Any forum members tasted the fruit from the "other" mangiferas?  I heard kuini was supposed to be good.
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Re: Packing variety in my yard
« Reply #19 on: April 04, 2014, 03:26:47 PM »
Patrick - your trees are so healthy.  Happy eating this year.  Yeah, wish I had
your grafting skills too.....I'm just getting gun-shy with the whole thing at this point....

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Re: Packing variety in my yard
« Reply #20 on: April 04, 2014, 03:28:43 PM »
Neat. Do you have a labeling/tracking method for the multi grafts? Or is it just from memory?

I have metal tags on them now.  The problem I have been having with even metal is that the wires corrode and fall off.  I invested in some heavy gauge numbered aluminum punched tags recently.  I am trying to convince my self to purchase a tool to make aircraft grade cable hoops with crimps that would last forever. 

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« Reply #21 on: April 04, 2014, 03:55:09 PM »
I have metal tags on them now.  The problem I have been having with even metal is that the wires corrode and fall off.  I invested in some heavy gauge numbered aluminum punched tags recently.  I am trying to convince my self to purchase a tool to make aircraft grade cable hoops with crimps that would last forever.


Instead of holding the tag on with wire, I am using black plastic UV resistant cable ties. Have to open the holes in the tags some to use. And if you loop the cable tie together backwards so the locking ridges are facing outward, it holds snugly and it can still be taken apart easily to remove. 100 for $2.50

http://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200332457_200332457

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« Reply #22 on: April 04, 2014, 05:35:39 PM »
Very cool combination of multi grafted mangoes. I wish I had the grafting skills to accomplish similar results with some of my trees.   

 

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