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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Deadly apple tree in Florida
« on: November 22, 2021, 10:30:10 AM »
On the surface, the Manchineel seems harmless: A green, leafy tree bearing fruits that resemble green apples.

But don't be fooled: Everything from the bark, sap and fruit can be incredibly dangerous to humans.

Hello again, I have a mango tree in pot to be planted into the ground.
The tree in pot has some small new leaves, should I wait for it for to be firm and fully grown to then plant it in the ground.

New leaves in plant, wait for the transplant, to then leave the pot into the dirt?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Best moon or time to plant a mango tree
« on: October 03, 2021, 11:33:59 AM »
Okay thanks for all the replies.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Best moon or time to plant a mango tree
« on: October 02, 2021, 11:00:19 PM »
Hello all, what would be the ideal moon phase to take a potted mango tree and plant it on the ground?

Does the moon have any affect on it?

What would be the best time to plant a fruit tree on the ground?

Much appreciated!

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Best tasting mangoes in S. Florida?
« on: September 16, 2021, 05:51:29 PM »
Also fruit punch

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Best tasting mangoes in S. Florida?
« on: September 16, 2021, 05:51:02 PM »
Add Carrie to the list ;)

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Good late season Mango
« on: August 16, 2021, 10:15:13 AM »
Neelam is a great choice, smooth texture with a bit of coconut taste. Very nice tasting.

Neelam still hanging and it tasted a bit coconuty. Very good taste.

Keitt huge fruit and so juicy, late season mango.  I would try to keep the tree alive.

Beautiful, how is the tree growth habit?  Does it produce well?

Is the fruit clean?

Venus has dropped a few but still loaded with green fruit, the taste has been exquisite, like a late season oversized Orange sherbet.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mangoes that refrigerate
« on: August 02, 2021, 05:14:45 PM »
Glenn, Keitt, Kent, VP, Mallika

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Sugarloaf vs. Piña Colada Mango
« on: July 30, 2021, 03:23:20 PM »
Sugarloaf is the bomb!

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Help me decide which mango to plant
« on: July 29, 2021, 02:49:33 PM »
Julie is a very nice mango, delicious!!! Fiber less and a true dwarf tree.

Nice, never tasted that one. Was the tree productive? Did it grow fast? How big is it?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Best Mangos 2021
« on: July 23, 2021, 05:40:54 PM »
Julie, Carrie and Sweet tart were so good!!!

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Best orange\lemon tasting mango
« on: July 19, 2021, 04:57:57 PM »

I have an orange sherbet that's been ripening for 10 days will try it tonight. I have another orange Essence in a box that I brought from South Florida. That will be the second one that I've tried so I may be able to a form an opinion.
My orange Sherbert has never had any issues with anthracnose and I am in the interior 9B. In my area it growth rate is moderate and very manageable.

Nice! Let me how the tasting comparison goes.  Is your OS mango tree productive?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Best orange\lemon tasting mango
« on: July 19, 2021, 02:38:03 PM »
Wow good to know, PPK can this good.  Is the tree alternate bearing?

Orange Sherbet seems like a good option it the tree produces well and is easily manageable.

I know Har really likes Orange Essense mango.

Never tasted these two kinds.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Best orange\lemon tasting mango
« on: July 19, 2021, 10:55:46 AM »
Hello again folks, what you recommend as the best orange\lemon mango tree?

Priorities would be:

1. Productivity
2. Growth habit (smaller better)
3. Decease resistance
4. Fruit taste
5. Fruit size (bigger better)

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Chok Anon mango
« on: June 29, 2021, 10:40:19 AM »
Carrie always carries the day!  Nicely done.  ;)

I completely disagree on the description of Chok Anon by Rob.
My tree makes excellent fruit and it does have that citrussy taste described in the video.
A good well ripened Chok Anon will hold its own with many of the top tiers raved about on the forum, at least in my assessment.

Wish you could taste one and see if it is to your likening.

Taste is relative and what works for you or me may not work for others.  I know a couple of people who will take a good Tommy Atkins (and the mango snubs gasp...) over some of the top tiers.  A friend told me once, if I want a coconut I will get a coconut, why would I want a mango that taste like a coconut when I can get a mango that taste like a mango.

You may want to remove some of the "better" varieties and plant some other top tier varieties like Diamond, Tommy Atkins, Turpentine,  etc.
Why would I when I have the very best of all, Carrie!

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Chok Anon mango
« on: June 28, 2021, 05:25:07 PM »

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Chok Anon mango
« on: June 28, 2021, 04:04:28 PM »
It has a honey citrus flavor to it, thanks for you input.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Chok Anon mango
« on: June 28, 2021, 03:08:56 PM »
Hello folks, how does the Chok Anon mango taste compares to lemon merengue or lemon zest?
Does it taste like orange sherbet or orange essence?  Never tasted these two.

Sulcata Grove rated a 9 out 10!

The tree is medium growth and decease resistant, wonder why it is not highly talked about it.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Sugarloaf or Pineapple Pleasure
« on: June 17, 2021, 12:22:19 PM »
Sugar loaf is the flavor bomb, like pina colada! Some say the tree is a compact grower and flowers pretty good.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Top Tier Mango Reviews
« on: June 16, 2021, 12:02:37 PM »
I tried the sunburst/fruit cocktail mango and it’s very good. The flesh is soft and fiberless and it had some of the spice flavor (like Carrie has) but not too much and also a fizz component. Seems to be an earlier ripening mango, took a week to ripen and was properly ripened. The others from my list have been hard on my counter for over a week.

I agree with your assessment on fruit cocktail very good enjoyable mango. I also had a coconut cream that was very good.After Pine Islander dispelled some of the carrie hate propaganda. I purchased about a dozen carries from truly tropical. My wife and I enjoyed them very much. The one that I had last year must have been over ripe. I have had two Sweet Tarts so far one was watery the other was sweet but not tart. So for my taste Dot is #1 Dwarf Hawaiian #2 Graham&Carrie are tied for #3 this could change rather shortly I still have Sugarloaf and Phoenix in the finny box. I also like Bombay but Ladies choice was a little weak. I am willing to give her another chance. I did overhear a conversation at the Fruit Stand from someone who really likes PPK. They said so far this year it has been a little weak. Last year was excellent.I I still have a half dozen in a box.

I took this photo for John51

Very nice trees you got there, where at and how much for it?
Aha, so finally Carrie is on your list! 

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Which is easier - Cogshall or Carrie?
« on: June 10, 2021, 06:06:12 PM »
Carrie all day long, bushy tree medium grower, clean, produces well.  I hear that cogshall is a nice compact tree, the only downside of carrie is that if it falls it bruises easily.
Now, taste wise carrie wins.

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