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Old 06-11-2018, 05:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Hello all,, this plant is in Western Kentucky, put it in the ground about 4-6 weeks ago,, put out two leaves and this popped out already , I'm not sure what variety it is
It seems a little early and the plant doesn't have many leaves. No shade!!!

thoughts on,, if this will mature or what is going to happen, or what I can do to may be help it out?






I guess it was getting ready to bloom when dug up last fall and just went dormant?

Any one seen, or is this uncommon for a plant to do this , this early?

I thought as tall and good as it looked when planted, it might grow to be a tall and big plant,, so much for that I guess!!

I'm sure its too early for an ID ?
might post some pics of the fruit if it matures.

Thanks for any advise or suggestions!!
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Old 06-11-2018, 06:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Wow! That's got to be a surprise. Congratulations!
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Please keep us updated?
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Congrats!

Maybe you can increase your fertilizer application to see if that helps any fruit to fill in / ripen.


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here it is 7 days later






ideas on what variety it is? or is it too early to tell?
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here it is 7 days later

ideas on what variety it is? or is it too early to tell?
Here is my guess.

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Hello all,, this plant is in Western Kentucky, put it in the ground about 4-6 weeks ago,, put out two leaves and this popped out already , I'm not sure what variety it is
It seems a little early and the plant doesn't have many leaves. No shade!!!

thoughts on,, if this will mature or what is going to happen, or what I can do to may be help it out?






I guess it was getting ready to bloom when dug up last fall and just went dormant?

Any one seen, or is this uncommon for a plant to do this , this early?

I thought as tall and good as it looked when planted, it might grow to be a tall and big plant,, so much for that I guess!!

I'm sure its too early for an ID ?
might post some pics of the fruit if it matures.

Thanks for any advise or suggestions!!
thanks for the post , can't wait as these bananas emerge and the plant has an id !

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Three hands? so far congrats! Yikes, is that a confederate flag??
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