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Ice Cream Mango Tree  un-ripened mangoes
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Ice Cream Mango Tree

Have your Dessert and Eat it, Too!

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Here’s why everyone loves Ice Cream:

  • Attractive tree with canary yellow colored mangoes
  • Great “condo tree”, grows well in containers
  • Fiberless fruit gives it a creamy texture
  • Incredible flavor tastes like mango sorbet

A Feast for the Eyes as well as the Pallet

Admired by enthusiasts for its flavorful fruit, the Ice Cream Mango tree has incredible eye appeal as well.  Filled with an abundance of glossy, green leaves, the Ice Cream’s lush canopy is a sight to behold.  Before long, velvety-looking, green mangoes appear with a blush of purple that adding even more color to your tree.  As the fruit ripens-- particularly in warmer climates--the mangoes turn a canary yellow that heightens the overall visual appeal of this tropical beauty.  Aptly nicknamed “the condo mango”, the tree stretches to a manageable height of just 6 feet, making it easy to manage and well suited for a diversity of planting locations.
Ice Cream Flavored Mangoes Right at your Doorstep

You’ve probably enjoyed mango flavored ice cream in the past, but now you can grow ice cream flavored mangoes. That’s because the fiberless texture of the fruit is so rich and creamy, it tastes more like ice cream than it does fruit!  As the mango’s skin matures to a yellow color, the fruit is ripe for the taking.  Sweet, delicious and full of flavor reminiscent of mango sorbet, the ice cream mango is perfect for accompanying your favorite dessert or eaten fresh right from the tree.  

The fruit can be grown practically anywhere in a container so long as you bring the tree indoors when temperatures dip below 40 degrees.

Order your Ice Cream Mango Tree today and give the whole family a treat they’re sure to love.

Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors

Mature Height: 5-10 ft.
Mature Width: 4-8 ft.
Sunlight: Full - Partial
Soil Conditions: Adaptable
Drought Tolerance: Good
Botanical Name: Mangifera indica 'Ice Cream'
Does not ship to: AZ, FL
Growing Zones 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors
This plant is recommended for zones: 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors
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It's Easy to Plant your Ice Cream Mango Tree

Step 1 - Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Ice Cream Mango Tree.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.

Step 2 - Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Ice Cream Mango Tree gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Ice Cream Mango Tree again after the transplant is complete.

To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.

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Very Hardy tree for zone 7
This was one of my favorite trees purchased from here this summer. It is now in its flowering stage. I plan on getting two more of these by spring.
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November 22, 2014
newark, NJ, US
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This tree came shipped at very nearly it's full size and in excellent shape. It transplanted well. I must make a warning, however, due to it's leaves primarily being only at the top of the tree, this does make it susceptible to wind and I didn't have proper stakes planted early. Now I have a tripod around it and it is doing quite well.
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November 20, 2014
Tampa, FL, US
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Too good
Bought this from FGT, it was mature tree about 6 feet tall, well pruned, even when I bought it. Planted it with the planting mix and transplant fertilizer. The tree took about a good one moth to establish itself and give rise to new leaves. In about another month, to our pleasant surprise we had tons and tons of flowers. Can't wait for it to become fruits, super excited.
A great buy for us and worked out too good.
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November 3, 2014
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Can I plant this in an pot indoors with full light?
Julie on Feb 15, 2015
When is the fruit ripe to harvest?
Juanita T on Feb 4, 2015
What kind of soil do u use ?
A shopper on Aug 15, 2014
Best Answer: Ice Cream Mango Trees enjoy well balanced organic potting mix
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Aug 22, 2014
I live in zone 8B should I plant the mango tree in the container in the ground and also how big of the container should it be?

Krittika J on Jan 22, 2015
how large do the mangos get?
phil l on Nov 23, 2014
how many years before I can see a blossom appear on this tree?
syl p on Apr 21, 2015
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Will you be getting more?
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can they grow here in las vegas?
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Most trees and plants on the website are pictured in their mature form. Depending on the product and growth rate, mature development can take years for your plant to resemble the photos.

Picture the last time you took a walk in the woods. The young trees were not miniature bonsai versions of mature trees. Instead they were naturally thin and lanky. Young trees are programmed to race toward the light, before the competing vegetation crowds them out. Once established at 10 feet or more, they start developing a wide canopy and shedding lower limbs.

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late fall through spring arrive bare root

Bare Root trees are shipped without dirt or any green foliage showing. Some customers who have never planted bare root before, think that they received a "dead stick" with roots. These dormant trees are basically sleeping over the winter as most trees do. Because of their hibernation-like stage, this is a great way to transplant these trees. Since a bare root tree lacks foliage, they need very little moisture.

Most Trees and Shrubs are Pruned Before Shipping... at No Cost to You

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Pruning makes plants appear to be less-full than the ones you may have seen at your local big box garden center. A retailer's goal is to have plants look their best while sitting in the store. Our goal is to have them look the best after you plant them.

Pruned trees and shrubs not only travel better, but become established much quicker. So rather than supporting extra foliage, they put their energy into sending out deep roots. Once that happens, your plants become hardier and quickly explode with new top growth. Above the ground, pruning helps your plants develop a more attractive form.