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Date: 10 Mar 2020, Entry id: 1583815861-1

Boosting Mango Flowers and Fruit

Q: I've been a long time customer of yours and always been very happy with my purchases. Last year I purchased a coconut cream mango tree from you and while it did flower and show signs of starting to fruit, they soon fell off and I never got any fruit from the tree. This year, there are many more little buds on the tree and much earlier in the season. I want to do whatever possible to get as much fruit as I can and prevent these from all falling off again. Please advise what I should do.

A: Mango flowers can be tricky and there are several factors that may affect setting fruit and especially possible fruit drop. Here are a few ideas that may be helpful...