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Q.About Planting Of Mango Seedlings?

Zone Kiev | Anonymous added on April 25, 2021 | Answered

I planted the seedling of Mango, which I propagated from seed. It is 5 monthes old and I have following questions: 1. Should I remove the old cotyledons from the seedling in case if seedling is 5 month old? Othervise when I have to remove it? 2. How deep should be the pot for 5 month old seedling? 3. What king of soil it should to be in the pots and should I use the fertilasers? 4. On the leaves appeared the black-brown spots(look on pictures). What kind of mango diseases it is and how to manage it?

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Answered on April 26, 2021

The spots look like they are caused by mealy bugs, hence the cottony growths. I would remove the old cotyledons.

This article tells you about the container, size and soil. The next article discusses mealy bugs.



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