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
The Facebook Platform
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 08-05-2017, 05:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
The Banana Gang Enforcer
 
HMelendez's Avatar
 
Zone: 10B-11
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,753
BananaBucks : 121,332
Feedback: 5 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 11,104 Times
Was Thanked 5,040 Times in 1,602 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 737 Times
Default Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

Wooohooo!......Yeehaa!....



Finally, The Beautiful, Royal and Majestic 'Ae Ae' is flowering!.....Flag leaf is out!.....'Ae Ae' measured exactly 10 1/2 ft tall right now, at flowering!..... 'Ae Ae' was transplanted to the ground on July, 2016..... It is my first 'Ae Ae' flower!......I was waiting impatiently for this one to flower/blooms!....For me, it is a personal goal achievement accomplished!......

It is incredible!..... The Beautiful, Royal and Majestic 'Ae Ae' and French Red are flowering at the same time!.....I'm amazed!....


Pictures from 08/04/2017....











Thanks for seeing the thread!....


*****An Update is coming soon!****
__________________

Last edited by HMelendez : 08-05-2017 at 09:29 AM.
HMelendez is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To HMelendez

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 08-05-2017, 10:14 AM   #2 (permalink)
 
mushtaq86's Avatar
 
Location: Hartlepool, UK
Name: Mushtaq
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 656
BananaBucks : 48,385
Feedback: 1 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 2,382 Times
Was Thanked 721 Times in 340 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 46 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

congratulations Hector, what a sight it must be sitting in your Garden, which most of us can only dream of, well done my friend, hopefully you never give up growing these beautiful plants.
mushtaq86 is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To mushtaq86
Old 08-05-2017, 04:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
The Banana Gang Enforcer
 
HMelendez's Avatar
 
Zone: 10B-11
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,753
BananaBucks : 121,332
Feedback: 5 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 11,104 Times
Was Thanked 5,040 Times in 1,602 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 737 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

Quote:
Originally Posted by mushtaq86 View Post
congratulations Hector, what a sight it must be sitting in your Garden, which most of us can only dream of, well done my friend, hopefully you never give up growing these beautiful plants.

Mushtaq,


Thank you so much for your kindly words, my friend!....It is just a breathtaking scenery seeing these magnificent 'Nana varieties, flowering almost at the same time!...
__________________
HMelendez is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To HMelendez
Old 08-05-2017, 06:37 PM   #4 (permalink)
 
Mark Dragt's Avatar
 
Location: Rochester,Wa
Zone: 8
Join Date: Apr 2015
Posts: 817
BananaBucks : 11,006
Feedback: 1 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 3,350 Times
Was Thanked 1,672 Times in 623 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 332 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

2 of the prettiest banana plants side by side flowering at the same time. That's amazing! Well done Hector!
__________________
Mark's Banana Forest Paradise
Mark Dragt is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To Mark Dragt
Old 08-05-2017, 07:49 PM   #5 (permalink)
un-Retired
 
Richard's Avatar
 
Location: Vista, CA
Zone: USDA 10b
Name: Richard
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 9,674
BananaBucks : 106,195
Feedback: 9 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 3,636 Times
Was Thanked 12,456 Times in 4,704 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 1,685 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

Congratulations
__________________
Frequently found at GrowingFruit.org
Richard is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To Richard
Sponsors

Old 08-05-2017, 08:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
Container grower
 
cincinnana's Avatar
 
Location: Southwest Ohio U.S.A
Zone: HZ 6/5 Microclimate - Elevation 750 feet- 228.60 meters
Name: mike
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 5,508
BananaBucks : 23,843
Feedback: 6 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 3,568 Times
Was Thanked 9,097 Times in 3,526 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 1,482 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

Awesome.....
cincinnana is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To cincinnana
Old 08-05-2017, 08:58 PM   #7 (permalink)
Lau
 
Location: Long Beach, California
Zone: 10
Name: Susan Lau
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 562
BananaBucks : 55,535
Feedback: 0 / 0%
Said "Thanks" 9,330 Times
Was Thanked 932 Times in 341 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 624 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

Great Job Hector. Congratulations
Lau is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To Lau
Old 08-06-2017, 07:02 PM   #8 (permalink)
 
sputinc7's Avatar
 
Location: Palm Bay, Florida
Zone: 9b
Name: Steve
Join Date: Mar 2016
Posts: 1,392
BananaBucks : 58,395
Feedback: 3 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 352 Times
Was Thanked 2,353 Times in 965 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 295 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

Beautiful and HUGE! Don't forget to update this in a few days!
__________________
If you lose your head and give up, you neither live nor win.




https://sputinc7.wixsite.com/covwc

Varieties I supposedly bought: Manzano, Cavendish, Blue Java, Sweetheart, and Gros Michel.
What it seems I actually have: Brazilian, Cavendish, Namwah, Dwarf Red, Gros Michel, Pisang Ceylon, Veinte Cohol and SH 3640, and American Goldfinger. FHIA 1, Paggi and FHIA 17... Always room for one more.
sputinc7 is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To sputinc7
Old 08-07-2017, 11:04 AM   #9 (permalink)
Banana Plants for Trade
 
Tytaylor77's Avatar
 
Location: East Texas
Zone: 8b
Name: Ty
Join Date: Jun 2015
Posts: 1,342
BananaBucks : 29,603
Feedback: 10 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 4,524 Times
Was Thanked 3,539 Times in 1,155 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 420 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

WOW!!! What an amazing AEAE. You are so lucky Hector! So few are able to see this cultivar fruit! Congratulation!

Please posts lots and lots and lots of updates!
__________________
150+ Varieties!!. See profile for list. Help me add more!
Tytaylor77 is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To Tytaylor77
Said thanks:
Old 08-07-2017, 11:20 AM   #10 (permalink)
The Banana Gang Enforcer
 
HMelendez's Avatar
 
Zone: 10B-11
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,753
BananaBucks : 121,332
Feedback: 5 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 11,104 Times
Was Thanked 5,040 Times in 1,602 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 737 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mark Dragt View Post
2 of the prettiest banana plants side by side flowering at the same time. That's amazing! Well done Hector!
Thank you Mark bro!.....Definitely two of the most beautiful 'Nana plants flowering at the same time!....It is just breathtaking!....



Quote:
Originally Posted by Richard View Post
Congratulations
Thanks Richard!....I appreciate it!....



Quote:
Originally Posted by cincinnana View Post
Awesome.....
Thanks Mike (cincinnana)!.....I did follow your famous and "patented" phrase my friend!...."Grow it like you stole it!".....LOL!...



Quote:
Originally Posted by Lau View Post
Great Job Hector. Congratulations
Thank you Susan!....



Quote:
Originally Posted by sputinc7 View Post
Beautiful and HUGE! Don't forget to update this in a few days!
Thank you Steve!....I'm amazed by the 'Ae Ae' size!....32 inches of circumference at the base and only 10 1/2 ft tall!.....An 'Ae Ae' monster!....Next (second) 'Ae Ae' crop should grow to a "normal" 'Ae Ae' dimensions!....Even bigger and taller!....
__________________
HMelendez is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To HMelendez
Old 08-07-2017, 11:26 AM   #11 (permalink)
The Banana Gang Enforcer
 
HMelendez's Avatar
 
Zone: 10B-11
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,753
BananaBucks : 121,332
Feedback: 5 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 11,104 Times
Was Thanked 5,040 Times in 1,602 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 737 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tytaylor77 View Post
WOW!!! What an amazing AEAE. You are so lucky Hector! So few are able to see this cultivar fruit! Congratulation!

Please posts lots and lots and lots of updates!

Thank you Ty bro!....Like you said bro, I consider myself very fortunate to see this beautiful and magnificent 'Nana variety flowering/blooming for the first time!....
__________________
HMelendez is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To HMelendez
Old 08-07-2017, 12:47 PM   #12 (permalink)
 
Annie6078OH's Avatar
 
Location: Southwest Ohio
Zone: 6a
Name: Annie
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 79
BananaBucks : 9,923
Feedback: 0 / 0%
Said "Thanks" 24 Times
Was Thanked 92 Times in 35 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 31 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

I'd like to add my congratulations to you, Hector. How beautiful that is!!! I am extremely jealous, but couldn't be happier for you. When you hope and care for something like that and then see the "fruits" of your labor -- just spectacular!
Annie6078OH is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To Annie6078OH
Old 08-07-2017, 08:48 PM   #13 (permalink)
The Banana Gang Enforcer
 
HMelendez's Avatar
 
Zone: 10B-11
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,753
BananaBucks : 121,332
Feedback: 5 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 11,104 Times
Was Thanked 5,040 Times in 1,602 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 737 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Annie6078OH View Post
I'd like to add my congratulations to you, Hector. How beautiful that is!!! I am extremely jealous, but couldn't be happier for you. When you hope and care for something like that and then see the "fruits" of your labor -- just spectacular!

Thank you Annie!....
__________________
HMelendez is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To HMelendez
Said thanks:
Old 08-09-2017, 12:37 AM   #14 (permalink)
 
crazy banana's Avatar
 
Location: San Diego
Zone: 9-11
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 1,576
BananaBucks : 279
Feedback: 68 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 2,941 Times
Was Thanked 2,826 Times in 1,072 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 1,683 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

Wow, excellent job. Congratulations.
You have named this thread "Beautiful, royal, majestic Aeae flowering", but we have to call you the "Banana King" now.
Well deserved.
crazy banana is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To crazy banana
Old 08-09-2017, 04:40 AM   #15 (permalink)
The Banana Gang Enforcer
 
HMelendez's Avatar
 
Zone: 10B-11
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,753
BananaBucks : 121,332
Feedback: 5 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 11,104 Times
Was Thanked 5,040 Times in 1,602 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 737 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

Quote:
Originally Posted by crazy banana View Post
Wow, excellent job. Congratulations.
You have named this thread "Beautiful, royal, majestic Aeae flowering", but we have to call you the "Banana King" now.
Well deserved.


Anke (crazy banana),


Thanks for your very appreciative words my friend!.....
__________________
HMelendez is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To HMelendez
Old 08-11-2017, 07:06 AM   #16 (permalink)
The Banana Gang Enforcer
 
HMelendez's Avatar
 
Zone: 10B-11
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,753
BananaBucks : 121,332
Feedback: 5 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 11,104 Times
Was Thanked 5,040 Times in 1,602 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 737 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

*****An Update!*****



Pictures from 08/10/2017.....



'AE AE' keeps pushing out the flower!.....









*****An Update is coming soon!*****
__________________
HMelendez is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To HMelendez

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 08-13-2017, 04:27 AM   #17 (permalink)
The Banana Gang Enforcer
 
HMelendez's Avatar
 
Zone: 10B-11
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,753
BananaBucks : 121,332
Feedback: 5 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 11,104 Times
Was Thanked 5,040 Times in 1,602 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 737 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

*****An Update!*****



Pictures from 08/12/2017.....



'AE AE' flower started moving, positioning down!......Woohooo!.....A very long 'AE AE' flower!....










*****More updates are coming soon!*****
__________________
HMelendez is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To HMelendez
Old 08-13-2017, 08:11 AM   #18 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Posts: 303
BananaBucks : 51,842
Feedback: 0 / 0%
Said "Thanks" 164 Times
Was Thanked 556 Times in 181 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 22 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

beautiful plant!
obdiah is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To obdiah
Said thanks:
Old 08-13-2017, 09:56 AM   #19 (permalink)
 
sputinc7's Avatar
 
Location: Palm Bay, Florida
Zone: 9b
Name: Steve
Join Date: Mar 2016
Posts: 1,392
BananaBucks : 58,395
Feedback: 3 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 352 Times
Was Thanked 2,353 Times in 965 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 295 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

Still awesome... Are these edible? If so, anybody have a taste report?
__________________
If you lose your head and give up, you neither live nor win.




https://sputinc7.wixsite.com/covwc

Varieties I supposedly bought: Manzano, Cavendish, Blue Java, Sweetheart, and Gros Michel.
What it seems I actually have: Brazilian, Cavendish, Namwah, Dwarf Red, Gros Michel, Pisang Ceylon, Veinte Cohol and SH 3640, and American Goldfinger. FHIA 1, Paggi and FHIA 17... Always room for one more.
sputinc7 is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To sputinc7
Said thanks:
Old 08-13-2017, 11:40 AM   #20 (permalink)
 
kaczercat's Avatar
 
Location: Southern ON
Zone: 5b 9b
Name: Matt
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 1,874
BananaBucks : 168,016
Feedback: 3 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 3,116 Times
Was Thanked 2,098 Times in 748 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 11 Times
Default Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

Great job Hector! Thanks for the pictures. Is your yard filling up yet? LOL
__________________
Matt
kaczercat is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To kaczercat
Said thanks:
Sponsors

Reply   Email this Page Email this Page






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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
She's a Beautiful Royal Hawaiian Manini Banana PR-Giants Main Banana Discussion 0 05-29-2014 02:36 PM
What a beautiful surprise! alias Tiki Hut 2 04-23-2012 09:24 AM
Minnie Royal and Royal Lee low-chill Cherry Richard Other Plants 37 04-22-2012 08:51 PM
Ae Ae's are so beautiful! djmb74 Main Banana Discussion 6 09-13-2009 08:53 AM
Musa 'Royal Purple' is flowering bigdog Main Banana Discussion 6 08-27-2006 04:07 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:57 AM.





Follow us:
Twitter YouTube

All content © Bananas.org & the respective author.