Mango trees require good draining, so choose a large container, at least 20 inches tall and 20 inches wide with large drainage holes. Brook's Late is a Florida selection that bears from August into October. Parent of the Haden mango. Fruit is slender with a somewhat thick, greenish-yellow skin. Pirie is a widely planted older variety, with alternate bearing season, producing fruit every other year. Mango trees will grow into small trees fairly quickly (about four or five years) and might require repotting when they become root-bound or become top-heavy for the pot. Copper-based fungicides can sometimes be effective against anthracnose on mango trees, but they should not be used within 14 days of planned fruit harvest. Trees are medium sized and vigorous. Angie mango is a dwarfing mango tree from Florida with excellent eating quality. It is an excellent eating quality, but is not commercially available because of a very short shelf-life and thin skin that would bruise easily. The mango is fiberless and has a very pleasant sweet flavor. This page was last edited on 6 November 2020, at 09:25. In Hawaii it is an alternate bearer like Haden and Pirie, fruiting every other year.. The ripe fruit has a very pleasant sweet smell. Cogshall is from Pine Island, Florida. Choc Anan is known as the ever-bearing mango tree because of its potential to have a mango crop during the summer and winter. The best preventive measure is to plant a resistant variety in full sun where moisture will quickly evaporate. A mango tree will require plenty of light and warmth to keep it happy. Indoors, it can be hard to provide the plant with enough light to thrive. Trees are upright and medium sized,  tolerate wetter climates and are anthracnose tolerant. Most dwarf mango trees typically grow 4 to 8 feet tall, making them ideal for a patio or deck. It is best to plant in dry areas. To germinate mango seeds, very carefully remove the outer hairy husk to reveal the inner seed. Trees fruit best in dry areas. Mango trees cannot tolerate freezing, and even at 40 degrees, flowers and fruit will drop. Growing a mango tree is best suited to tropical and subtropical hardiness zones where temperatures do not fall below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Backyard Keitt's in South Florida regularly get to 2 pounds, and occasionally as large as 5 pounds. Fruit size range between 16 to 30 ounces. The fruit is prone to splitting on the tree. The mango fruit takes three to five months to ripen after the tree has flowered. You don’t need to prune the young plant but watch for suckers from the graft and prune them off. Florigon is a large, vigorous grower with yellow fruits and excellent flavor. The flesh is deep yellow or orange. Debra LaGattuta is a certified master gardener with decades of experience with perennial and flowering plants, container gardening, and raised bed vegetable gardening. Sweet, mild flavor, but the fruit is prone to splitting on the tree. White Pirie is an older variety of mango that tends toward alternate bearing; grows vigorously, producing best in dry areas and has a spreading habit. Fruits are ready to harvest between June and July, averaging between 16 to 24 ounces. It was named in honor of Mr. Zill's mother, Carrie. Feed with a weak liquid fertilizer throughout the growing season. One of the most commonly sold mangoes in the world. Vigorous tree, fruit is good eating quality. It can be grown successfully on both the windward and leeward areas of the islands. Hard and oblong exterior. Coconut Cream is part of the selective breeding program by Zills High Performance and is patented. Nam Doc Mai is a Thailand variety that fruits in June and July. During the blooming season, use a fertilizer that is lower in nitrogen and higher in potassium and phosphorus. Mahachanok is an oblong commercial mango from Asia, with yellow to orange color exterior when ripe. It is a large mango, but Due to its size, it has uneven ripening. Edward is an excellent eating quality mango, but is considered to be a shy bearer (little fruit). Although it can be tricky to grow, a mango tree can make an interesting specimen when grown in a large pot on an outdoor deck or patio or indoors. The taste and smell makes them expensive. Plant the young tree with the graft scar just at the soil surface. They are smooth-skinned and bright yellow upon ripening and have no blush. Madame Francis is a high fiber mango. The canopy is rounded. The fruit has a thin seed, is fibreless and bears annually in July and August. Trees grow upright and medium sized. Exceptional complex flavor good sweetness. A grafted tree will begin to bear fruit after 3 to 4 years in the ground, with most varieties being harvested in the summer months. Prune the tree in late winter or early spring to maintain it at a size in proportion for the pot. Jon VanZile is a Master Gardener and the author of "Houseplants for a Healthy Home.". Keep your tree as warm as possible and always above 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Worldwide, hundreds of mango cultivars exist. Be forewarned, though, that it's difficult to keep an indoor mango tree alive for more than a few years and it might never mature enough to bear fruit.