Put together by a who's who of local tropical fruit masters and just published by UH CTAHR, this publication is quite useful for folks to understand the different methods of local tropical fruit tree propagation.
Click here to download your copy - read and go propagate!
HPR's Molly Solomon pays a visit to the Makaha Mangoes farm to learn more about the history and traditions of Mangoes in Hawaii
Click HERE for the text and audio of the radio broadcast.
Here is an excellent easy to follow example of how to bring old, non-productive trees back down to manageable size, and help make them fruit producers again. Please call us if you want help - we can work with you to help make your trees healthier and more productive!
Here is a fantastic video sent to us from Dr. Mark Nickum concerning ultra high density mango planting in India - They are able to get 670 trees per Acre! And they maintain them at 7 feet so the farmers can do much of the picking and care themselves. Good advice.
Featured Farmer: Mark Suiso
Makaha Mangoes, Mākaha, Oʻahu
READ THE UH VERSION HERE
Here is the full color entire article here:
Here is a good spreadsheet list of many of the mango varieties found here in Hawaii. It has information about climate, growing conditions, taste characteristics and the like. We will continue to update and add to it so check back periodically.
Long time favorite Heidi's presentation about general mango care:
Master Arborist Steve Nims presentation about pruning:
Every year we host a hands on workshop in partnership with the Malama Learning Center where you can come to our farm and learn about trees, tree care, and even try some grafting and pruning. These handouts are a useful resource for you as a reference guide.