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Old 11-09-2017, 07:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Any locals?

I've been wondering for a while if there are any local banana growers(Poinciana, FL). I would be willing to trade or buy any plants because I have very limited access to those cool places with lots of different varieties. If not, then whatever, I'll just keep growing my 4 varieties until I die

I really want some Blue Javas.
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Old 11-09-2017, 10:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
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ahhh ... your in a good location. Just bring up the forum map and enlarge on your location in Florida. Then note the active members and PM them.
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Old 11-09-2017, 10:22 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I am an hour and a half to 2 hours 89 miles from you in Inverness. I have blue Java and Pisang Abu Perak but I am not letting anything go until february or march since things are going dormant now. I have around 50 varieties total. I have short cycles which give the most hope of getting fruit in my area.
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Old 11-09-2017, 06:22 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I'm in Lakeland.
no ice creams, but lots of good varieties.
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Old 11-10-2017, 09:46 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Check out the Leu Gardens Annual Plant Sale (March 10 & 11), it just about 30 miles away. Going Bananas will be there and they usually bring around 10-20 varieties.
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