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Old 09-17-2013, 07:29 PM   #41 (permalink)
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Well she's got at least 5 hands that I can feel so far.. :^)

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Old 09-18-2013, 08:32 PM   #42 (permalink)
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Flower #2
1st Hand 10 fingers
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5th Hand 14 fingers
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Old 09-22-2013, 03:46 PM   #43 (permalink)
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This ia a nice picture, and I realized that this banana can be prolific
if planted on the ground and if degraded period in winter be shortened.
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Old 09-25-2013, 12:42 PM   #45 (permalink)
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115 Fingers.. :^)
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Trimmed to 4 hands.. :^)



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Wow, man, that's amazing. I've never seen anyone get so many female fingers on a Caligold or Dwarf Orinoco before.

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Definitely trimming these to 2-3 hands with time left before it cools down. More waste..

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Keeping this bad boy in the coldest part so she's just puttin' along..

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Mother just uncovered.. :^)



That burnt Pindo in the background tells you how cold it got here..
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CG w/ 4 pups coming up.. I think its time to feed these suckers.. :^)

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Caligold w/ 4 pups finally uncovered.. I like that.. :^)

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What's your guess on how long till the big one flowers, maybe 4-6 weeks?
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What's your guess on how long till the big one flowers, maybe 4-6 weeks?
All I know is she's getting a heavy feeding so hopefully I get some bounty off her.. :v)
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What can I say... There's 5 pups up now on this mat and they getting green.. You know pups when they 1st come up don't look like much, especially after our winter.. The stump from the pup that winter got will slowly dry up to much a nothing.. :^)

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How rough was your winter, didn't ya'll get down in single digits?
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It did get down to 9F where the other mat is.. Here my meter read a low of 21F. I put heat-tapes on them since my power here is very reasonable.. Heat-tapes are much cheaper than indoor winter lighting.. Caligold is basically an Orinoco that doesn't grow as tall (but is not a Dwarf Orinoco), and I had not protected @ either place and they are all coming up.. :^)
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The Ark CG pups now and 2 weeks ago.. :^)



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