A con­tin­u­ing dis­cus­sion on mango trees

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Let’s talk about mango trees UN­DER THE again. I don’t care what type of MUL­BERRY TREE mango tree you have. This re­cent My dog Sam and I went un­der dry weather with only oc­ca­sional the tice mul­berry tree. We picked rain is do­ing a job on my tree’s and ate a bunch of the huge fruiting — as well as deep pur­ple berries that the tree its abil­ity to keep of­fered us. Sam, a lover of those fruit. I get many mag­nif­i­cent berries, got a not-soe-emails and phone ripe one dur­ing his feast­ing. calls about this This im­me­di­ately ended his topic. ap­petite for the prof­fered berries.

The lack of bees Thus, my 100-pound Lab lost all also is a prob­lem. interest in fruit and de­cided to Be­cause they’re chase rab­bits in­stead. not get­ting enough I also keep a sour or­ange tree pol­li­na­tion, my that I got in Key West 50 years ago. mango trees, though try­ing their It gives me some fruit to cook with. best, are still drop­ping fruit even as It is a small tree and the Asian fruit I write this. fly gives it a wide birth. It’s a good

The only po­ten­tial so­lu­tions: tree to have for culi­nary prac­tices com­post­ing and fer­til­iz­ing, plus and seems re­sis­tant to the Asian drip ir­ri­ga­tion. bug.

If you have any ques­tions or prob­lems, give me a call at 561-744-4750 or e-mail me at cleren5@aol.com.

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