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This Season's Pickering Are Bland
« on: June 22, 2022, 09:55:24 PM »
Is it just my tree?  My trusty Pickering is starting to give up her fruits, but to date they have all been uncharacteristically bland.
Are others getting the same results?  Was it that lovely Saturday a few weeks back with 8" of rain? >:(

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Re: This Season's Pickering Are Bland
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2022, 01:30:29 AM »
I ate some Pickerings today that were shipped over from Florida.  They all tasted washed out.

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Re: This Season's Pickering Are Bland
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2022, 08:24:30 AM »
Yeah, the texture is good, juicy as heck, but hardly any sweetness or flavor.  I'm hoping some of the later ones that are still on the tree up their game.

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Re: This Season's Pickering Are Bland
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2022, 08:58:48 AM »
I've noticed this too with about a 3rd of the Pickerings from my two trees.
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Re: This Season's Pickering Are Bland
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2022, 09:51:53 AM »
We've had one so far off my girlfriend's tree and it was outstanding. Still waiting for the ones on my tree to ripen. We're in Southwest Florida.

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Re: This Season's Pickering Are Bland
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2022, 11:10:30 AM »
I doubt the problem is solely with the variety Pickering.  That wouldn't make sense.  I hope they get better for you.
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Re: This Season's Pickering Are Bland
« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2022, 12:23:37 PM »
I just mail ordered mango from FL. Not here yet. I'm afraid they are going to be poor to middling like the last batch. Too much rain there this month. That's why they're washed out. I guess I need to watch FL weather better before I order.

When I can get mine going in my greenhouse no more excess water ruining the fruit or causing disease.

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Re: This Season's Pickering Are Bland
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2022, 10:08:09 AM »
I don't want to make you feel bad, but the PPK/LM I've been eating from my friend's tree have been like candy.  So there are probably some varieties that are sweet, no matter what, especially those with no acidity.
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Re: This Season's Pickering Are Bland
« Reply #8 on: Today at 11:59:24 AM »
I don't want to make you feel bad, but the PPK/LM I've been eating from my friend's tree have been like candy.  So there are probably some varieties that are sweet, no matter what, especially those with no acidity.
John I think you're on to something there. Just had that conversation a couple of days ago. Asian mangoes seem less susceptible to wash out. I know that is a generalized term and antidote  but I haven't had a bad PPK from South Florida this season all were good to excellent. I am still salivating over the Orange Sherbert. It left such an entrenched impression in my mind. I'm having a small second season crop on my orange sherbet in 9b because of the tropical December with flush and mix bloom. I'm hoping they're as good as the one I had from West Palm Beach
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Re: This Season's Pickering Are Bland
« Reply #9 on: Today at 05:21:49 PM »
The only ppks that were washed out for me are early season ones. Along with most varieties.
Just had a few more pickering that were excellent
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Re: This Season's Pickering Are Bland
« Reply #10 on: Today at 06:28:01 PM »
My Pickering were excellent this season. And they were huge, much bigger than usual.

 

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