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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #150 on: May 17, 2019, 04:35:34 PM »
Thank you !
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #151 on: May 17, 2019, 10:47:41 PM »
I almost regret buying my Sugar Loaf after reading this thread, almost.

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #152 on: May 18, 2019, 08:40:31 AM »
What about health of tree and disease resistance?
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #153 on: May 18, 2019, 08:43:28 AM »
I've yet to eat an M-4 but I can say without a doubt that the Sugarloaf is no disappointment. It was my personal favorite of the new verities I was able to sample last season. Depending on how long you leave it on the counter it went from tart pineapple to pinacolada  to "wholly coconut" when it was wrinkly. just my opinion for what it's worth.

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #154 on: May 18, 2019, 11:57:43 AM »
Just planted this beautiful M4 15Gal Specimen 😊
Thanks to Forum Bro Khans 🙏Which has an amazing fruit tree collection with 100s Of Mangoes On his Trees , this Bro  definitely knows how to grow mangoes!







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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #155 on: May 18, 2019, 03:14:17 PM »
great looking tree

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #156 on: May 18, 2019, 03:47:35 PM »
Thank you !
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #157 on: May 18, 2019, 04:29:50 PM »
Just planted this beautiful M4 15Gal Specimen 😊
Thanks to Forum Bro Khans 🙏Which has an amazing fruit tree collection with 100s Of Mangoes On his Trees , this Bro  definitely knows how to grow mangoes!








Thanks for the shout out. It was great meeting you as well.
I'm glad you didn't lose the fruit in transit.
Did you lose much of the new growth?

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #158 on: May 18, 2019, 06:25:56 PM »
Not at all brother , shes happy 😊 all day n tact ...
I will be watching that from from my bedroom window Incase it drops .

Thanks again 🙏
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #159 on: July 11, 2019, 04:15:05 PM »
Hello folks, what a wealth of information on these mangoes in here!   :D  Only have room for one more tree, must choose wisely.  8)

Should I go with Coconut cream, Sugar loaf E4 or M4?

Considering:
1st  - Production
2nd - Growth habit
3rd  - Fruit Size
4th  - Fruit Taste


I know they all taste really, really good - love the coconut flavor!
Be very careful and mindful of what you sow, for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #160 on: July 11, 2019, 08:15:30 PM »
M-4 is likely to outproduce the other two, and it is also likly to have an easier-to-manage branching structure.  I prefere it for taste also.  Your mouth will have to decide flavor for you.
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #161 on: July 12, 2019, 09:44:28 AM »
M-4 is likely to outproduce the other two, and it is also likly to have an easier-to-manage branching structure.  I prefere it for taste also.  Your mouth will have to decide flavor for you.

Seems like M4 is a winner against Coconut Cream and Sugar loaf.

I haven't tasted M4 but hear great things about it.

How big is the M4 fruit??
Be very careful and mindful of what you sow, for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #162 on: July 12, 2019, 09:58:42 AM »
Hello folks, what a wealth of information on these mangoes in here!   :D  Only have room for one more tree, must choose wisely.  8)

Should I go with Coconut cream, Sugar loaf E4 or M4?

Considering:
1st  - Production
2nd - Growth habit
3rd  - Fruit Size
4th  - Fruit Taste


I know they all taste really, really good - love the coconut flavor!
If that is your order of must-have features, you would do well with Pickering with its coconut-peach flavor.
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #163 on: July 12, 2019, 10:25:22 AM »
I have never noticed coconut flavor in any mango.

I much prefer M-4 over Coconut Cream and over E-4/Sugarloaf.  I don't think the flavors of any of these resemble each other.

How is the production of fruit on M4?
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #164 on: July 12, 2019, 10:39:17 AM »
Yes, Pickering is an easy winner for ease of care, production from a small tree which remains healthy, fruit size, pleasant appearance, disease resistance, and good-eating texture.  Pickering's flavor is widely appreciated as satisfactory/good enough; I haven't heard of anyone's actively disliking it; some persons give the flavor rave reviews--- even as their "number-one mango."
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #165 on: July 12, 2019, 10:51:39 AM »
Yes, Pickering is an easy winner for ease of care, production from a small tree which remains healthy, fruit size, pleasant appearance, disease resistance, and good-eating texture.  Pickering's flavor is widely appreciated as satisfactory/good enough; I haven't heard of anyone's actively disliking it; some persons give the flavor rave reviews--- even as their "number-one mango."

Thanks, pickering is also in consideration.  Do you know anything about the fruit production on M4 or sugar loaf?
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #166 on: July 12, 2019, 05:34:08 PM »
M-4 is likely to outproduce the other two
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #167 on: July 12, 2019, 06:08:00 PM »
Good to know Har! I have a 15Gal & 3Gal M4👍

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #168 on: November 29, 2020, 01:43:33 AM »
M-4 is likely to outproduce the other two

Hi Har,

Just to confirm before I buy the tree (limited space), so M4 in your farm is productive every season and not an alternate bearer like the original tree?

Thank you!

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #169 on: November 29, 2020, 01:14:44 PM »
M4 full grown size known yet? 
I have room be it semi dwarf or monster, would help decide where to plant.
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #170 on: November 29, 2020, 01:19:01 PM »
M4 full grown size known yet? 
I have room be it semi dwarf or monster, would help decide where to plant.
Thank you

If you have room for any size tree, what does it matter what the size is?
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #171 on: November 29, 2020, 01:19:55 PM »
I almost regret buying my Sugar Loaf after reading this thread, almost.

Have yet to try a sugarloaf, but based upon the growth pattern on both sugarloaf and m4 in my yard, sugarloaf is a much prettier tree with nicer growth habit. Short nodes and lots of flowering sites.

m4 tree is looking good, and is a wonderful fruit.

glad I have both, and coco cream

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #172 on: November 29, 2020, 07:26:46 PM »
M4 full grown size known yet? 
I have room be it semi dwarf or monster, would help decide where to plant.
Thank you

If you have room for any size tree, what does it matter what the size is?

Because i'd double space it if large. 

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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #173 on: November 29, 2020, 07:38:40 PM »
M4 full grown size known yet? 
I have room be it semi dwarf or monster, would help decide where to plant.
Thank you

If you have room for any size tree, what does it matter what the size is?

Because i'd double space it if large.

What are you using as normal spacing?
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Re: Seeking info on M-4 mango
« Reply #174 on: April 10, 2021, 04:08:16 PM »
This thread will be 4 Years Old tomorrow.

Today, i brought home a small 7gal low branched M4.  It's still on passenger seat waiting for my helper.

I'd like to know growth habbit ya'll experienced so far to help decide where to plant.
Planning on leaving it in pot by pool so i can eliminate my soil from equation if it's stunted & easier to wash soil if i use wrong or too much fertilizer.  Good idea i say.  Might put it in a 15gal after time before planting.

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