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vipinrl

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Marang
« on: May 28, 2022, 05:21:42 AM »
Is the fruit ready to be plucked? 2 months since setting.



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Re: Marang
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2022, 06:50:38 AM »
Itís close but I think needs Maybe 2-3 weeks. Notice how the ďspikesĒ have started to spread out on the bottom, they will do that throughout before it is ready to pick. I would personally let it ripen on the tree before picking it. The stem will often turn more of a yellow / brown before itís ready, another indicator that itís ripe or close to ripening.

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Re: Marang
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2022, 10:09:04 AM »
Itís close but I think needs Maybe 2-3 weeks. Notice how the ďspikesĒ have started to spread out on the bottom, they will do that throughout before it is ready to pick. I would personally let it ripen on the tree before picking it. The stem will often turn more of a yellow / brown before itís ready, another indicator that itís ripe or close to ripening.

Thank you so much for the info. :-)

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Re: Marang
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2022, 04:36:38 AM »
Itís close but I think needs Maybe 2-3 weeks. Notice how the ďspikesĒ have started to spread out on the bottom, they will do that throughout before it is ready to pick. I would personally let it ripen on the tree before picking it. The stem will often turn more of a yellow / brown before itís ready, another indicator that itís ripe or close to ripening.
Today, the fruit turned almost pale yellow and light brown patches started to develop. I can smell gasoline from distance. The spikes are soft & brittle and no latex oozing out when broken. I am planning to pick the fruit tomorrow. Is it the right time?

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Re: Marang
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2022, 05:59:14 AM »
Yes if itís giving off an odor it is probably ripe.  Can be hard to tell just from photos. Light brown patches could indicate over-ripeness , itís ready!
« Last Edit: May 29, 2022, 06:13:06 AM by ben mango »

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Re: Marang
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2022, 07:02:21 AM »
Yes if itís giving off an odor it is probably ripe.  Can be hard to tell just from photos. Light brown patches could indicate over-ripeness , itís ready!
Ok, thank you!

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Re: Marang
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2022, 09:08:32 AM »
If you wait too long the fruits will fall apart before or during picking. Keep making observations so that you learn to pick before they become hard to handle. We feel that if we can pick while they are still hard and not giving off odor but ripen about 2-4 days later we have nailed it. That way the fruits can be handled, even transported.
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Re: Marang
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2022, 11:33:34 AM »
If you wait too long the fruits will fall apart before or during picking. Keep making observations so that you learn to pick before they become hard to handle. We feel that if we can pick while they are still hard and not giving off odor but ripen about 2-4 days later we have nailed it. That way the fruits can be handled, even transported.
Peter
Thank you for the valuable info.

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Re: Marang
« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2022, 01:45:47 AM »
First year fruiting? How many on a tree?

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Re: Marang
« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2022, 03:42:49 AM »
First year fruiting? How many on a tree?
Flowering since few years. But, male flowers only.
This is the first time I am seeing a female flower and it held.

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Re: Marang
« Reply #10 on: June 10, 2022, 12:51:00 PM »
First year fruiting? How many on a tree?
Flowering since few years. But, male flowers only.
This is the first time I am seeing a female flower and it held.

Mine has been flowering like that for 2 years! I was starting to worry but now I feel better. Thanks for sharing and congratulations!

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Re: Marang
« Reply #11 on: June 10, 2022, 12:57:38 PM »
First year fruiting? How many on a tree?
Flowering since few years. But, male flowers only.
This is the first time I am seeing a female flower and it held.

Mine has been flowering like that for 2 years! I was starting to worry but now I feel better. Thanks for sharing and congratulations!
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