Ask a Question forum: Mango seedling rotting - please help!

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Oct 6, 2017 6:12 AM CST
My mango sprouted and started growing successfully, however the seed it grew from started rotting (on the far end, away from the stem). What should I do? Should I douse it in diluted peroxide, or try to remove the infected area, or...? (I tried to move dirt away from it so it would dry up, but that doesn't seem to help)

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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Oct 6, 2017 10:25 AM CST
Try coating the dying end of the seed with cinnamon.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost


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