Got some flags!!! Yeah!! First ones!!!
Just made it through tropical storm Gordon and found two pre-flags or flags in my banana patch this afternoon. Both namawas are approximatley 13.5' tall and about 34 inches in circumference.
Photo below shows my biggest namwa with the short pre-flag sticking straight up (about 3/4 the size of the previous leaf) and the flag leaf just to the right. Its a bit beaten up from the storm but is light green.
This photo is taken from inside/under the canopy showing the flag leaf with very red rib.
This is a photo of the flag leaf on my second namwa which grows immediately to the right of the prior namwa. Photo taken from under the canopy.