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Just curious if anyone is successfully growing trees further north than Brevard county. If so, what variety? Thanks!

Tropical Fruit Discussion / First flowers on a mango, Woo Hoo!
« on: November 16, 2018, 11:28:20 AM »
Was out in the yard yesterday and noticed my Rosigold Mango tree was starting to push flower pannicles. Hope I can keep it warm enough through the winter to get some early fruit! March/April would be awsome!:) Anyone else in Florida seeing bloom yet?


Tropical Fruit Discussion / What mango is this?
« on: July 08, 2018, 10:59:44 AM »
Mango ID? From Merritt Island. Thanks!

So, I was thinking the other day about how long it takes for mangoes to ripen. I believe its about 100 to 150 days from flowering. And I know they ripen faster in warmer weather. But, it would be interesting to know what varieties have the shortest times and which take longest. I don't think this has been covered in another thread, and I ask because I'm going out of town from late May to July. I want to know what mangoes might ripen before I leave and which I might have when I get back. Because I'm in 9b, the cold fronts get all my mangoes to flower approximately the same time. So most have about pea size or a little bigger mangoes on them. Just curious if anyone has some ideas...

Curious about these cv's in particular: Edward, Rosigold, Angie, LZ, Sweet tart, Mallika, Bailey's marvel, Keitt, Pickering, NDM, Graham, Fruit punch, PPK, Carrie

But would be interesting to know longest and shortest. I suspect really big mangoes take the longest - Keitt, Harvest moon, lancetilla etc. Do small ones like sweet tart or choc anon, or bombay ripen sooner? Thanks!

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Dwarf Hawaiian mango
« on: October 21, 2015, 11:40:38 PM »
Does anyone have any experience eating or growing Dwarf Hawaiian mango? Looking for an early season mango cultivar. Positives and negatives of the tree? Thanks!


Tropical Fruit Discussion / Any Info on Cotton Candy Mango?
« on: October 21, 2015, 11:34:17 PM »
Does anyone have any info on the Cotton Candy mango? I read on another thread that it is a late season mango and i'm searching for a good one. Is that true about it being late season? What about flavor, disease resistance, tree size and precociousness? Any info is greatly appreciated. ;D


Tropical Fruit Discussion / What is it with Angie mango???
« on: July 29, 2015, 05:54:29 AM »
A couple of years ago, Angie mango was all the rage. Now I see that people are either digging theirs out or topworking. Is it a good mango or not??? Also, it's supposed to be early season. Any truth to that statement? Would love to hear what everyone thinks ;D ;D ;D

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