Does this mango tree have a chance of surviving?


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Hi, I'm brand new to this forum. I live in FL and just lost the top half of my mango tree to hurricane Irma. Two and a half years ago it was a huge mango tree with tons of fruit and the tree split down the middle. we cut off the branches and left the stump (about 5 feet tall and split down the middle) to see if it would regrow. It regrew and this year we had 1 mango (which did not mature). We were hoping that next year we'd get mangos again. However, Irma snapped the top half of the tree off again. Please see photos below.
Will this tree ever produce mangos again or are we better off cutting it down and starting over?

Thanks for your help!
 

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Hi, I'm brand new to this forum. I live in FL and just lost the top half of my mango tree to hurricane Irma. Two and a half years ago it was a huge mango tree with tons of fruit and the tree split down the middle. we cut off the branches and left the stump (about 5 feet tall and split down the middle) to see if it would regrow. It regrew and this year we had 1 mango (which did not mature). We were hoping that next year we'd get mangos again. However, Irma snapped the top half of the tree off again. Please see photos below.
Will this tree ever produce mangos again or are we better off cutting it down and starting over?

Thanks for your help!
Your tree will produce again. Mangos are recommended to be topped. However cutting too much off will lead to poor production for a couple of years. As far a splitting down the middle I am not sure but on some of my peach trees raccoons broke and split large limbs and were barely still attached. I didn't do anything to them (the limbs) and the next year they had fruit on them. So I guess a mango would be the same. I would give it at least one more year.
 

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