Mango Trees

Multiple Mango Trees Planted in Same Pot

Anonymous added on October 22, 2017 | Answered

I have 3 mango trees that were grown together in a pot and transplanted to the yard about 3 years ago. They are healthy and are about 12 feet tall, two of the trunks are about 3 inches across and the third about half of that. My question is: Should I leave them alone and let them grow or eliminate one or two of the trunks?

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Answered on October 23, 2017

Your trees that are so close together will compete for light, water and nutrients.

You will want to move or eliminate 2 of the trees.

In Florida they recommend that a Mango tree be planted 25 to 30 feet from any structure.

Here are some links with more information.

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