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drnicko

Dentist by day....horticulturist by night. Love fragrant tropicals and fruits. Self taught grafter and tissue culturist. www.thebloomingjungle.com

Mangifera indica 'Nam Doc Mai'

  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2016
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drnicko

I have a Mango growing!! 🌴😎😂

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Don't blow on it😜👌🏼👒

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Squares

brilliant!

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lamaisonbleueoleron

You clever chap you 👍 when can I place my order or fresh mango? 😋😉

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KathyB

@drnicko Nice ones!!! 😃

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richard.spicer.7906

😀👏🏼👏🏼

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tina

wow 🤗

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robinson-brett

This is so exciting I'm only now on figs, well done you. Clever begged!!!!

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brightcolours

Ripe yet? #mango

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drnicko

@brightcolours got about 5 on a tree in the garden still!! Not very big though...trying to get my other polytunnel up to get some of the garden plants protected...so may see them mature!! I'll get you a pic tomorrow!!

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  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2016
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drnicko

Sweet smelling Mango flowers!! 👍😎🍾🌴

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lamaisonbleueoleron

Lush 😋😎😉👌

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clickchick

Fantastic 😀

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nessas

Fab 👌🏻🙌🏻

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kathy

Do they smell like mangos

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tiggrx

It's hard to believe that Mangos form from those!

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drnicko

@kathy more like mango and cream! TBH if I had blindfold on, wouldn't know was mango flower.....but still lovely and pungent! 👃👃

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drnicko

@tiggrx I agree Aaron! Wondering if I'm gonna have to give some support to branch IF it produces!!

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juliesgarden

Fab 👍👍

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drnicko

@juliesgarden how's ur banana doing?? Settled in? 🍌😂

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juliesgarden

@drnicko yep , I've repotted him in a 4" pot to get him going and he seems quite happy at the minute 👍👍

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drnicko

@juliesgarden fantastic! Cavendish are slow growers, but I think best as you can easily produce edibles after a few years, & a very robust beautiful shape! 👍😎

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  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2016
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drnicko

I have mango flower buds!!! I feel like an expectant parent!! 😎 #tropicalplants #mango #gardening #tropicalfruit

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juliesgarden

👏👏👏

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juliesgarden

You'll need a big space for that Nick and hope you've no fruit bats in Brighton lol 👌🏻

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drnicko

@juliesgarden it's a grafted tree, so it fruits small. It's only 120cm high at present. I've got in my polytunnel 2 mango trees & a starfruit tree!!

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juliesgarden

Nice can't wait to see then fruit 👍👍

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drnicko

@juliesgarden I'll do a swap for one of your bananas!! 🍌🍌

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juliesgarden

You're on lol , oh , better buy one now then haha 👍👍😬

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juliesgarden

You better go and do some more fillings to find your passion then 😬😬

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drnicko

@juliesgarden my passion is at the back of the polytunnel!! Hope it flowers and fruits soon!! 😂😂

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juliesgarden

Agggghhhhh auto correct , fund not find lol 😂😂

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drnicko

@juliesgarden I thought you were trying to say that!! 😂😂

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kathy

😄👏🏻

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2016
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drnicko

I think my mango tree is going to flower!!! 😃😃😃😃🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Hip hip hooray! 👏🏼👒

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tina

Wow that is brilliant my dead 😂 👏🏼👏🏼👌🏼👍🏼

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harebell

Can't wait to see it 😃🎉

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kathy

Great news 👌🏻👏🏻😊

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drnicko

@tina I'm still alive!! I think!! 😉😉

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tina

😂😂 what am I like @drnicko I can't wait to see the flower don't think I seen one since I left Nairobi 😍

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lamaisonbleueoleron

Congratulations, you must be a very proud 😎😉👌

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drnicko

@lamaisonbleueoleron lets just hope I've not jumped the gun...& it's not just new leaves!! 😳😳

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lamaisonbleueoleron

Nick, I'll keep my fingers cross 👍 keep us posted. Did you manage to have any blue sky with you today? I was meant to have rained but it's been glorious today. 😎😎

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drnicko

@lamaisonbleueoleron no blue sky Steve 😭😭 but wasn't cold and so busy in garden, that didn't notice no sun!! Hope you've had a good day too!! 😎

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lamaisonbleueoleron

Nick, good to hear you've had a productive day in the garden . See I've also been a busy bee preparing the house and garden for the next group of visitors arriving 😂😂😂👌I'm ready for a holiday myself 🙈😊

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