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Fresh Mangosteen

Posted by andrew78 6 (My Page) on
Mon, Oct 12, 09 at 22:16

Hello,
I have been trying to decide if I wanted to try growing mangosteen but decided against it since I know it would be too difficult to grow in the winter. I still would like to try the fresh fruit since I have heard that they are the best(which only makes sense!), but I have seen quite a few online sources and some HUGE price tags for one fruit! I don't mind paying price but I would like the best fruit for the cost. Can anybody help me. Thanks in advance..I can't wait to find out why they call it the Queen of fruit!!


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RE: Fresh Mangosteen

I longed for years, wanting to try the elusive fresh mangosteen. I finally had the chance to try a fresh fruit grown locally by Bill Whitman over on Miami Beach. Unfortunately, I had built myself up sooo much with anticipation and desire that when I finally tasted it, it was a bit anti-climatic. The fruit is good.......no doubt....sweet with a nice sub-acid balance. But my immediate thought was.....hey, I have had mangos that were better than this. I've since had other fruits from other sources. I still enjoy them when I can get them......but, personally, I'd rather have a great mango or even a nice lychee than a mangosteen...especially based upon the price you have to pay to get one. Now...that being said.....I still want, with all my heart, to grow one of these damned trees and have it fruit for me. But then...I am just a moderately disturbed individual with an obsessive fruit tree growing habit.....I am sure you all can relate.


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RE: Fresh Mangosteen

Hi,

Why don't you try to grow a relative to mangosteen instead, named Garcinia laterifolia (Bolivian mangosteen)? It's a smaller tree than mangosteen and easier to grow. This is according to people that I have talked to.

Tomas


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RE: Fresh Mangosteen

  • Posted by tammysf 9b/10a or sz15/16 (My Page) on
    Tue, Oct 13, 09 at 13:28

I love all tropical fruit: mango, lychee, durian and most of all mangosteen.

When I am in SE Asia they are always the first fruit I go to at the fruit stands. I think they are amazing.


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RE: Fresh Mangosteen

We sell Fresh Mangosteen online and deliver in the Miami Florida area. (Some fresh fruit came from Thailand this Monday)

Our fruit is 100% guaranteed: www.fruitfool.com

Here is a link that might be useful: Fruitfool


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RE: Fresh Mangosteen

Where is the best place to buy healthy mangosteen trees?


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