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How to grow mango in the pot

Written by Maggie

Jan 25 2021

How to grow mango in the pot

Now potted fruit seeds have become more and more popular. Let's take a look at the mango potted growing method, even in the north does not affect us to grow such a mango. Let's look at the specific process of growing mango in the pot.

1. Get the Mango seeds for growing potted mango

Buy ripe mangoes and keep the stones for later use.

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2. Clean the seeds for growing potted mango

To grow mango, using a Fruit knife (or fingernails if you don't mind), scrape off any remaining yellow flesh from the outside of the pit. Clean and dry in a dry, ventilated place.  After two days, it looks like this, with a beige appearance.

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3. Open the shell for growing potted mango

Using a sharp pair of scissors, cut through the edge of the core to open the shell.

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4. Take the seeds from the shell for growing potted mango

When you open it up you can see the inside, take the seeds out of the mango.

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5. Peel the brown film off the seed surface for potted mango

To grow mango, use a knife to carefully remove the brown film on the surface of the seeds -- this is a difficult step, so be careful with your hands and don't scratch the seeds. After stripping, soak in water and change the water daily to remove impurities.

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6. Soak the seeds for growing potted mango

After 4 days, the soaked seeds may start to germinate and are ready to be planted. Soak time should not be too long, about 4-7 days is more appropriate, otherwise I am afraid the seeds will be soaked. As the seeds soak, they gradually turn a pale yellow-green color.

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7. Choose the right pot for growing mango

To grow mango, choose the right pot - since mango pots tend to be tall, choose a tall pot. Once the potting soil is in place, spray some water to make the soil moist. Then, use chopsticks to make a hole about the size of the seeds. Place the mango seeds in the soil with one end of the shoots up and the roots down.

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8. Water the potted mango

Then spread a thin layer of medical stone or other small stones, and then sprinkle water with a kettle three or two circles, so that the soil and seeds are completely soaked. Then move the potted plants to indirect sunlight and wait for them to sprout. Hint: Spray water once every 1-2 days.

grow mango in the pot