Hindi Bessenara mango -- Got one :)

sleep(10a/b)April 2, 2011

I finally found myself a Hindi Bessenara mango Tree. I picked it up today at Lara Farms in Homestead.

Two years ago, at the Fruit and Spice Parks Mango Madness, it was the mango that I enjoyed the most. I can't wait for next year to hopefully taste a few more.

Mango Madness where I discovered the Hindi Bessenara

Where it is going in the ground tomorrow ..

Just thought I would share :)

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mango_kush

*yay*

anything else exciting over at Lara farms? I may have to make a trip in search of a grafted soursop

    Bookmark   April 2, 2011 at 5:56PM
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sleep(10a/b)

Kush , you should email Julian Lara. I would guess that he has a grafted Soursop.

I also purchased a Grafted 1 gallon "Lara" Jackfruit. Julian said it is a Golden Nugget seedling, and was his highest recommended Jack.

Hopefully it grows fast !

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 5:23PM
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andrew78(6)

Congrats on your find!! I hope it grows and fruits great for you!
Andrew

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 6:43PM
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hmhausman(FL 10B)

Is the mango to which you refer pictured amongst the one in the mango madness photo? If so, which is it?

Harry

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 7:40PM
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sleep(10a/b)

Thanks Andrew :)

Harry,

I don't think it can be seen in the photo. Here is a link:

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/49/Mango_HindiBessenara_Asit_fs8.jpg

I hope it turns out to be as good as I remember ...

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 7:51PM
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hmhausman(FL 10B)

Hmmmm......not much of a looker.

I hope is does turn out as you remember. I'm very interested.

Harry

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 8:07PM
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tropicaliste

Are the mangoes provided by the all the local nurseries or is there some society of rare Mango growers that have the tons of different cultivars?

:)

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 9:53PM
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squam256

Heard good things about this cultivar last summer.

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 10:27PM
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red_sea_me

Congrats on your find Sleep, I hope it lives up to your memory.

-Ethan

    Bookmark   April 6, 2011 at 1:38AM
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