A Mango will make my taste buds smile every time. Mango smoothies in the am, mango slices for a snack, mango chutney on chicken...you get the idea, I am a fan.
I thought I would try one more time, I have many failed attempts under my belt, to take the mango seed and grow a tree. Mango...seed to garden.
After devouring my mango fruit I cleaned the seed and set it to dry on the window edge. two days later it was dry and I could "crack" it open and harvest the seed inside the husk.
The next step was simple, I wrapped the seed pod in wet paper towels and put in a sealed zip lock bag. The seed pod went into a dark cabinet and I checked to make sure the paper towel stayed damp and waited patiently for signs of growth. One week later I was surprised I had started a mango!
Unwrap the mango seed(s) gently and put into pot with soft soil, water, and more waiting...
Eight days later I have Mango...seed to garden!
Another week of warm sunshine in the sun room and one of the Mango seedling trees are ready for garden. The other mango seedling has a few more days before I can do so.
hmmm.... wonder how quickly they will grow and produce fruit....