Fruit trees in pots ( tabulampot ) including exclusive mango , because it is relatively difficult engendered . ” Not all hobbyists can do it ” . Therefore he became tabulampot pride .
Almost all varieties can be engendered in the pot . However , each variety has a difference in speed fruiting period , the production of fruit , canopy shape and level of difficulty . Conversely selected fruit varieties are easy , easy to maintain , compact and productive entitled . Small manalagi example , apples , nangklangwan , okyong and namdokmai . This can be engendered from the age of 2.5 years , but it is also a relatively large amount of fruit that looks interesting . While arumanis , gedong , puppet and gedong lipstick , can only be engendered after the age of 3-4 years after grafting . The fruit is not as much as an apple , or a small manalagi Dokmai , but look exotic .
To accelerate fruitful , select seeds , vegetative propagation results ( instead of beans ) , large and has aged 1.5-2 years . 4-5 cm diameter main stem , crown shape balanced with branches and twigs are solid and quite old . With the condition that stems strong enough support branches and twigs on it when fruiting .
Mango enjoys media crumb structure , grainy , crumbly and rich in nutrients . The media should also be porous , light enough to be easily removed and free from pests and diseases . The composition of the material used is a mixture of soil , manure / compost and rice husk in the ratio 2 : 1 : 1 .
Many types of plant pots or containers that can be used . Should select a lightweight , not easily broken , and harmonious with the normal form of the plant . Container market qualified enough , ie starting from unbreakable plastic pots , cement pots , wooden drums to pots . Bottom of the pot should be drilled , the size of a 4-6 hole 1-2 cm pieces . In addition, for water disposal well , the pot must have legs or can also be propped up with bricks or adobe.
At first, the basic content of the pot with chainsaw shavings or broken bricks / tiles up to 5-10 cm thick . was to ensure smooth drainage and air flow . After the input media mixed evenly into the pot , up to half of the pot . Put the plant after polibag opened , with the position of the plant right in the middle . Empty spaces around the root ball is filled again with mixed media to near the surface of the pot , try the former field grafting or connections still stand 10-15 cm above the surface of the media , then the media flush with water plants .
maintenance of Plant
Plant maintenance is essential to ensure the growth and fruiting of mango is watering , pruning , fertilizing , fertilization and pest control stimulation / disease .