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Re: New mango varieties: Some preliminary observations

PostPosted: Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:55 am
by Axel
Here's an update from my mainland mangoes in Fallbrook. I planted two each of pineapple and antonio. Both pineapple specimens are very healthy. But one of the antonios died, looks like weak rootstock to me. I doubt they are grafted onto terpentine rootstock, which would be the far more robust and cold tolerant rootstock for California.

I also planted a glenn, keitt, 2022, a grafted autulfo and an emerich, and all are doing well, but I have to say the California selections including the emerich, pineapple and antonio are doing great. I actually think these might be good selections for my windward Hawaii locations since they seem more fungus resistant. Right now I am mainly growing nam doc in Hawaii, but I plan on adding other varieties to my Hawaii gardens.

Re: New mango varieties: Some preliminary observations

PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:22 pm
by zone 9 in Brazil
Axel, has any newer varieties from Zill shown anthracnose resistance in Hawaii? Several of his new ones are reported to be resistant in FL, but I think Kauai would be the real test. Which varieties on Kauai have shown to be most anthracnose resistant?