Yes I do have Ae Ae (although I have a few more much rarer Musa plants and seeds), I got it for free from some really nice lady, I still dont know why exactly she wanted to do that, but Im sure happy about it! Its even larger then in that picture but as I said above much of the plants have grown a lot since these pictures. I actually was awarded a $1750 grant from my school district to get most of my stuff (including those lights and a few more plants), so I got those lights. They are actually High Output Flourescent with 8 3000K (i think) blue specturm lights, I was going to mix them with 6500K red's but the grow store where I got them suggested that I go with all blue since they are just suppplemental lights and Im not using them as full term lighting. If you want to look them up they are the Tek-Light T5-48 High Output Flourescent from Sunlight Suppy Company. The electric bill is not that bad (and Im only 16 so my parents pay it anyway, hahaha!), but if I had that much going with HID lighting then Id probly have a problem.
Just in case if anyone is curious, here is a list of what I currently have banana wise...
Plants that are in my collection...(in no particular order)
Musa sikkimensis 'Red Tiger'-( I doubt there is any difference however)
Musa hybrid 'Royal Purple'
Musa hybrid 'Lavendar Beauty'
Musa hybrid 'Milky Way'
Musa (sp?, hyb?) 'New Bhutan'
Musa 'Ae Ae'
Ensete sp. 'Thai superbum'
When I get back from Florida I have waiting for me...
Musa 'African Red'
Musa 'California Gold'
Musa mannii x ?
Musa 'Gran Nain' x acuminata subsp. zebrina
Currently I'm trying seeds of...
Musa campestris var. lawasensis
Musa campestris var. limbangensis
Musa sikkimensis 'Red Tiger'
Musa itinerans var. gigantea
Musa 'New Bhutan'
Musa 'Royal Purple'
Ensete sp. aff. superbum 'Thai superbum'
And I think thats it : )
Growing bananas in Colorado, Hawaii and Washington since 2004.