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Sunday, November 24, 2019

10 Years of My Mango Tree

Day 24 - Years and years ago, after I fell in love with mangoes, I wanted my own tree. I mentioned this fact when visiting Sri Lanka in 2009. The house in Minuwangoda has plenty of garden space to plant just about any tropical tree. We made space near the old shed in the back.


October 2009
My Mango Tree - October 2009
My Mango Tree - Oct 2009
My Mango Tree - Oct 2009


November 2012
My Mango Tree - Nov 2012

We came to Sri Lanka again in 2012/13. After three years, my tree had grown a lot. It looked healthy and I was pleased.


November 2019
My Mango Tree - Nov 2019

During this visit, I was surprised when I pulled up these old photos because the tree has been around for 10 years. By this number of years, most trees have already produced fruit. This one is in a bit of a shady place and it has yet to flower. However, I'm expecting reports that soon my tree will have mangoes growing on it.


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