Bananas.org

Welcome to the Bananas.org forums.

You're currently viewing our message boards as a guest which gives you limited access to participate in discussions and access our other features such as our wiki and photo gallery. By joining our community, you'll have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload photos, and access many other special features. Registration is fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.

Go Back   Bananas.org > Banana Forum > Main Banana Discussion
Register Photo Gallery Classifieds Wiki Chat Map Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Main Banana Discussion This is where we discuss our banana collections; tips on growing bananas, tips on harvesting bananas, sharing our banana photos and stories.


Members currently in the chatroom: 0
The most chatters online in one day was 17, 09-06-2009.
No one is currently using the chat.

Reply   Email this Page Email this Page
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-06-2007, 12:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
Banana grower
 
momoese's Avatar
 
Zone: zone 10
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 7,562
BananaBucks : 4,134
Feedback: 9 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 3,683 Times
Was Thanked 10,809 Times in 3,279 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 718 Times
Default Ae Ae flower

After removing the brown mush that the frost created I found this flag leaf and a flower emerging. This plant is only about 7 feet of spindly pseudo stem and has no leaves now. I'm worried that the plant has not grown any pups yet and now it has to power a flower bud! What to do? Cut it down and hope for pups or wait til spring and see what happens?

Here is a couple pics of my weather beaten Ae Ae.


momoese is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To momoese
Said thanks:

Join Bananas.org Today!

Are you a banana plant enthusiast? Then we hope you will join the community. You will gain access to post, create threads, private message, upload images, join groups and more.

Bananas.org is owned and operated by fellow banana plant enthusiasts. We strive to offer a non-commercial community to learn and share information. Receive all three issues from Volume 1 of Bananas Magazine with your membership:
   

Join Bananas.org Today! - Click Here


Sponsors

Old 02-06-2007, 10:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
jns-TOG
 
jnstropic's Avatar
 
Location: Miami-Dade
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 233
BananaBucks : 56,690
Feedback: 0 / 0%
Said "Thanks" 1 Times
Was Thanked 296 Times in 71 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 1 Times
Default Re: Ae Ae flower

In August two Ae Ae plants blew over in a squall. The biggest was too heavy to replant. Unfortunately it did not pup, it just rotted. I planted the smaller one and after 3 weeks it had only put out two leaves and then a flower. I cut off the flower and 5 pups showed up. But there were too late in the season for such small plants to survive. I'm sorry to say your chances are slim.

Below are the two captions that show the pups (all died)

I just gave it some potassium nitrate to increase the green precentage of the leaf. Sept. 30, 2006

Oct. 8, All of the growth was lost Dec. 15

http://togofcoralgables.com/AeAebananas.aspx
jnstropic is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To jnstropic
Old 02-06-2007, 10:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 37
BananaBucks : 19,321
Feedback: 0 / 0%
Said "Thanks" 0 Times
Was Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 0 Times
Default Re: Ae Ae flower

Those ae's are absolutely amazing! i know you only sell to growers, but i would love to get my hands on one of those pups. if you are willing to part with one to an amateur when it gets warm, let me know!
dragr13 is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To dragr13
Reply   Email this Page Email this Page

Previous Thread: Is this a new Ensete clone?
Next Thread: 'ace of hearts'





Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
When to Cut the Flower? sean Main Banana Discussion 7 08-22-2015 12:52 AM
Musella lasiocarpa flower bigdog Species Bananas 21 06-26-2007 04:05 PM
Musa sp nov (Big Flower), little one and odd one Tropicallvr Banana Identification 6 07-18-2006 08:15 AM
Musa 'Rose' flower pictures Gabe15 Main Banana Discussion 6 06-28-2006 12:21 AM
My plant has a flower!!!!.....but what species is it? alison Banana Identification 6 05-23-2006 08:30 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:42 PM.





All content © Bananas.org & the respective author.