I bought mangos at the grocery store. I cut one a few days ago & noticed that a root was starting to sprout. I would like to try top grow it if possible. What do I need to do?

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Yes, first invert the seed so that the root is at the top and pointing up.  Pour 1/2 teaspoon of honey on the root and cover with a newspaper for 3 to 4 hours.  Invert the seed so that the root is on the bottem, place the seed in a saucer of luke warm water and let sit for a day or so.  Then plant the seed 18" to 24" down in ordinary potting (flower) soil.  Water morning and evening for 3 to 4 days, then water every day thereafter, as usual for at least 14+ days.  The seed will show green in about 3 weeks, then wait 3 to 4 years for the mature plant to produce fruit.


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