A few answers to questions asked by readers.
Timing issues relate to Treasure Coast weather.
Q: Do you fertilize mangos and other tropicals now or wait till blossoms set?
(asked mid November)
Q: I have a lot of black film on mango and longan leaves; I can rub it off with my fingers.
Sprayed with copper last week–how often and how many times should I spray? I want to get rid of it before the trees blossom. Anything else I should spray them with?
(asked early January)
Q: My mango is not fruiting / my mango drops all the fruit before it ripens.
Q. It’s cold outside in the Treasure Coast.
How do I protect my trees from the weather?
Q. What should I do after harvesting mangos?
Q. How do I get my Lychee to fruit?