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Old 11-03-2010, 10:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Fhia-17 60+ pounds

Not sure how much this weighed but it was more than 60# and all I could to to drag it back to the cave. I was an easy 36" long. Didn't count this one, but the last bunch was 19 hands. I did learn this time that they need to be eaten on the greenish side. Once they are fully ripe/yellow they get a strong/nasty taste.

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Old 11-03-2010, 10:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Holly mackerel! Nice bunch!
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Old 11-04-2010, 04:00 AM   #3 (permalink)
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That's lots of bananas! Congrats!
Thnx to Marcel, Ante, Dr. Chiranjit Parmar and Francesco for the plants I've received.

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Old 11-04-2010, 04:32 AM   #4 (permalink)
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That is truly an awesome bunch! Congratulations!!
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Old 11-04-2010, 10:23 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Well, Now I know what I have to look forward to next year. I may have to start cross training in order to harvest something that big.
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very nice haul!
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Old 11-04-2010, 03:56 PM   #8 (permalink)
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awesome! I did was about 12 hands(avatar pic) but the fruit were huge.I totally agree on taste,if they get past a certain stage then the flavor is very strong.
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