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Old 04-07-2019, 08:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Ive grow this particular banana for about 10-12 years. It been cold hardy and precocious and disease resistant.

its semi dwarf 7-8 ft at growth point when flowering. makes 35-40lb bunches or so. The bananas when peeled and exposed to air do not brown, nice trait.

its been a winner in my collection and I need to put a name on it.










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Old 04-08-2019, 06:43 AM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Yep, that's a banana alright.
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Old 04-08-2019, 07:47 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yep, that's a banana alright.
always gotta be one.

I was thinking sue.

nice plant
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Looks fine for 'FHIA-01'/'Goldfinger'. Have any photos of the male bud?
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It does look like a Goldfinger .But the fruit looks small is it ,a fhia 01 is about 10" or so long.



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Ive grow this particular banana for about 10-12 years. It been cold hardy and precocious and disease resistant.

its semi dwarf 7-8 ft at growth point when flowering. makes 35-40lb bunches or so. The bananas when peeled and exposed to air do not brown, nice trait.

its been a winner in my collection and I need to put a name on it.









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Old 04-08-2019, 05:02 PM   #6 (permalink)
 
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"cold hardy" To me cold hardy means something only if you add a temperature.

I need Cold hardy to 0 degrees F.

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I also with Gabe, looks like FHIA-1 Goldfinger!.....Please if you can post pictures of the flower bud opening a couple of male flower rows.....If not, then, next time don't cut the flower bud until harvest time to make easier to ID it!....





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When you say fhia 1 ‘goldfinger’ you mean the true fhia grom honduras or some of the mutants found in florida from poor tissue culture clones? Its flowering now once this new rack form a ill get picks of males bud and flowers.

I have another banana similar to this one, but different.
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When you say fhia 1 ‘goldfinger’ you mean the true fhia grom honduras or some of the mutants found in florida from poor tissue culture clones? Its flowering now once this new rack form a ill get picks of males bud and flowers.

I have another banana similar to this one, but different.


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Either FHIA-1 Goldfinger Variety!....Please just post pictures (Updates) as develops, until harvest time!....Don't cut or take out anything, including the flower bud!.....It will make easier to positively ID it!....







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It looks a lot like my TC off type goldfinger. It’s hard to tell without good pictures of the male bud. So take lots of pics of the male bud this time around.
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