[NAFEX] hello winter

mIEKAL aND qazingulaza at gmail.com
Sat Sep 17 02:13:19 EDT 2011


I've grown mangos in containers often, had them flower a few times,
but have never gotten fruit.  The make fantastic house plants if you
have a south or west window.  I even got some going as office plants
at the place I work...

~mIEKAL

On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 5:46 PM, Ginda Fisher <list at ginda.us> wrote:
>
> On Sep 16, 2011, at 12:46 AM, mIEKAL aND wrote:
>
>> I was expecting 38 last night so I didn't drag in all the subtropical
>> plants I have spread around the yard. I woke up this morning to 33 and
>> a lot of unhappy plants...
>
> I have a mango seedling in my mulch pile/compost heap. We ate a lot of mangos this summer, and the seeds went into the pile, and I guess one sprouted.
>
> I expect it to die tonight, or in the next few days. The season has turned. I suppose I could dig it up and put it in a pot indoors. There isn't any chance of actually growing a mango to fruiting size in a window, is there?
>
> It's a neat looking plant - all glossy and tropical. Completely unlike anything else in the yard right now. And hey, the local critters have left it alone so far.  :)
>
> Ginda
> easter MA, zone 6


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