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Fruit trees make great gifts and come in different sizes

By Heidi Bornhorst

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 19, 2011

~~<p>Plant a fruit tree for a loved one this Christmas and share the gift of beauty and locally grown fresh food for years to come. There are so many varieties to choose from, and they come in many sizes and can fit into any garden, even your condo lanai.</p>
<p>Mango is an excellent choice for larger yards in hot, dry places. Newer varieties fruit more reliably every year than our longtime favorites Haden and Pirie. Try Mapulehu or Rapoza, or ask a grower which mango is best suited to your particular climate and soil type. There are also dwarf mango varieties.</p>
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Plant a fruit tree for a loved one this Christmas and share the gift of beauty and locally grown fresh food for years to come. There are so many varieties to choose from, and they come in many sizes and can fit into any garden, even your condo lanai.

Mango is an excellent choice for larger yards in hot, dry places. Newer varieties fruit more reliably every year than our longtime favorites Haden and Pirie. Try Mapulehu or Rapoza, or ask a grower which mango is best suited to your particular climate and soil type. There are also dwarf mango varieties. Login for more...



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