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How Big Do These Mango Tree Varieties Grow
« on: April 12, 2024, 10:41:23 AM »
How Big Do These Mango Tree Varieties Grow

Got a back yard - trying to figure out how close to grow the following in my side yard (cramming what I can - without hurting the tree.  Yes I assume pruning will need to be done) - online it keeps linking me generic "mangos"

-Coconut Cream
-Creme Brulee
-Diamond Orange Variety

Thinking of getting Nam Dok Mai too!

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Re: How Big Do These Mango Tree Varieties Grow
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2024, 11:56:17 AM »
They will all get big if never pruned.

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Re: How Big Do These Mango Tree Varieties Grow
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2024, 04:27:33 PM »
Yeah but some are bigger than others - so trying to find out the min space between them

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Re: How Big Do These Mango Tree Varieties Grow
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2024, 07:13:03 PM »
In your dooryard you can get away with closer spacing than you would do in a commercial venture.  The spacing you have is what you will use.  I have some trees within 10 feet of each other, not great but good enough if I don't mind reduced fruiting from parts of some trees.  The alternative is the space well but graft 2 or 3 varieties on each tree.  If you can get 4 or 5 varieties from 2 or 3 trees, you may be happy enough spacing them on 20 to 25 feet centers


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Re: How Big Do These Mango Tree Varieties Grow
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2024, 09:43:40 PM »
All of mine are spaced between 12-15 feet and I tried to alternate between upright growth habit varieties and spreading varieties to minimize them growing into eachother.

Coconut Cream is a spindly spreading type, I believe creme brulee is also a spreader. I've never heard of diamond orange.

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Re: How Big Do These Mango Tree Varieties Grow
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2024, 09:34:27 AM »
 As mentioned if left alone they will all grow big, look at some of the old school varieties that have been planted years ago...they are huge. 20' apart is a good spacing for mangos or citrus, if you have the space. 16'  minimum for back yards with limited space. I believe Fruitful Trees has a video on this, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpEcuzGBM1E, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpEcuzGBM1E
« Last Edit: April 13, 2024, 02:26:54 PM by cotter pin »

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Re: How Big Do These Mango Tree Varieties Grow
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2024, 04:31:58 PM »
All of mine are spaced between 12-15 feet and I tried to alternate between upright growth habit varieties and spreading varieties to minimize them growing into eachother.

Coconut Cream is a spindly spreading type, I believe creme brulee is also a spreader. I've never heard of diamond orange.

Dumb question - what's a spindly spreading type >____<

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Re: How Big Do These Mango Tree Varieties Grow
« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2024, 10:08:37 AM »
All of mine are spaced between 12-15 feet and I tried to alternate between upright growth habit varieties and spreading varieties to minimize them growing into eachother.

Coconut Cream is a spindly spreading type, I believe creme brulee is also a spreader. I've never heard of diamond orange.

Dumb question - what's a spindly spreading type >____<

Not a dumb question at all! It just means that the branches tend to be long and kind of wonky looking. I find cutting them back too aggressively hinders fruit production so I let them stay wide and unruly.

 

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