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 09-12-2018, 07:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
imclumbi's Avatar
 
Location: Davie, Florida
Zone: 10b
Name: John
Join Date: Aug 2017
Posts: 382
BananaBucks : 11,931
Feedback: 0 / 0%
Said "Thanks" 444 Times
Was Thanked 516 Times in 187 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 6 Times
Default Got Namwa

In the tune of the Beatles Hey Jude! Na Na Na Na Na Namwa!!!!
Lost them all last year in the hurricane so this is a welcome sight. This is from a cut off and replanted stalk so probably smaller than the norm but welcome.



__________________
The Musa Muse - an all things banana and plantain forum.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/Them...epa=SEARCH_BOX

John
imclumbi is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To imclumbi

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 09-12-2018, 09:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
Location: Pensacola, Florida
Zone: Zone 9a
Join Date: Jul 2017
Posts: 360
BananaBucks : 779
Feedback: 0 / 0%
Said "Thanks" 677 Times
Was Thanked 539 Times in 206 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 70 Times
Default Re: Got Namwa

Congratulations! Looking good!
Akula is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To Akula
Said thanks:
Old 09-13-2018, 04:04 AM   #3 (permalink)
 
Location: Cairo, Ga
Zone: 8b
Join Date: Aug 2016
Posts: 1,658
BananaBucks : 32,507
Feedback: 0 / 0%
Said "Thanks" 1,107 Times
Was Thanked 2,571 Times in 1,278 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 287 Times
Default Re: Got Namwa

Congratulations .... The nana behind it looks to be about ready too.
__________________
edwmax is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To edwmax
Said thanks:
Old 09-13-2018, 05:38 AM   #4 (permalink)
Container grower
 
cincinnana's Avatar
 
Location: Southwest Ohio U.S.A
Zone: HZ 6/5 Microclimate - Elevation 750 feet- 228.60 meters
Name: Cin
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 4,307
BananaBucks : 2,116
Feedback: 4 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 3,296 Times
Was Thanked 7,368 Times in 2,892 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 1,343 Times
Default Re: Got Namwa

Quote:
Originally Posted by imclumbi View Post
In the tune of the Beatles Hey Jude! Na Na Na Na Na Namwa!!!!
Lost them all last year in the hurricane so this is a welcome sight. This is from a cut off and replanted stalk so probably smaller than the norm but welcome.
Awesome....
cincinnana is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To cincinnana
Said thanks:
Old 09-13-2018, 01:38 PM   #5 (permalink)
 
sputinc7's Avatar
 
Location: Palm Bay, Florida
Zone: 9b
Name: Steve
Join Date: Mar 2016
Posts: 1,374
BananaBucks : 44,924
Feedback: 3 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 351 Times
Was Thanked 2,320 Times in 957 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 295 Times
Default Re: Got Namwa

How long from flower to finish on Namwah? (I already checked the wiki)
__________________
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:
Sponsors

Old 09-13-2018, 02:22 PM   #6 (permalink)
 
crazy banana's Avatar
 
Location: San Diego
Zone: 9-11
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 1,538
BananaBucks : 339
Feedback: 61 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 2,850 Times
Was Thanked 2,733 Times in 1,044 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 1,509 Times
Default Re: Got Namwa

Quote:
Originally Posted by sputinc7 View Post
How long from flower to finish on Namwah? (I already checked the wiki)
Congratulations. It usually takes about 6 month in San Diego for a bunch to fill in and ripen. If you are really lucky with ideal weather conditions, this might be your first harvest in 2019.
crazy banana is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To crazy banana
Said thanks:
Old 09-13-2018, 05:16 PM   #7 (permalink)
 
sputinc7's Avatar
 
Location: Palm Bay, Florida
Zone: 9b
Name: Steve
Join Date: Mar 2016
Posts: 1,374
BananaBucks : 44,924
Feedback: 3 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 351 Times
Was Thanked 2,320 Times in 957 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 295 Times
Default Re: Got Namwa

Bummer. I was hoping for 3 months. I have a friend coming down from Illinois the day after xmas and I was hoping to have something ready as mine just threw a pre flag yesterday...
I had 2 nice bunches last year but Irma saw to it I never got to see them ripen...
(Picture me out in 60+ mph winds with pouring rain in my yellow Mickey mouse poncho using two props trying to save the second one once the first went down.)
__________________
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.

Last edited by sputinc7 : 09-13-2018 at 05:20 PM.
sputinc7 is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To sputinc7
Said thanks:
Old 09-13-2018, 06:05 PM   #8 (permalink)
 
imclumbi's Avatar
 
Location: Davie, Florida
Zone: 10b
Name: John
Join Date: Aug 2017
Posts: 382
BananaBucks : 11,931
Feedback: 0 / 0%
Said "Thanks" 444 Times
Was Thanked 516 Times in 187 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 6 Times
Default Re: Got Namwa

Thank you, yes I thought the one to the right would go first. There is one on the left from the same time frame so its possible we may eventually have 3. We'll see. I wont be comfortable until hurricane season is over. We had bananas on most of or collection last year and lost all but Orinoco.
__________________
The Musa Muse - an all things banana and plantain forum.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/Them...epa=SEARCH_BOX

John
imclumbi is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To imclumbi
Said thanks:
Old 09-15-2018, 01:16 AM   #9 (permalink)
 
crazy banana's Avatar
 
Location: San Diego
Zone: 9-11
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 1,538
BananaBucks : 339
Feedback: 61 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 2,850 Times
Was Thanked 2,733 Times in 1,044 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 1,509 Times
Default Re: Got Namwa

Quote:
Originally Posted by sputinc7 View Post
Bummer. I was hoping for 3 months. I have a friend coming down from Illinois the day after xmas and I was hoping to have something ready as mine just threw a pre flag yesterday...
I had 2 nice bunches last year but Irma saw to it I never got to see them ripen...
(Picture me out in 60+ mph winds with pouring rain in my yellow Mickey mouse poncho using two props trying to save the second one once the first went down.)
Sorry to hear that you lost your bunches last year. Maybe you want to consider one of these solar bunch covers I like to use.
Banana solar bags for bunch protection
crazy banana is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To crazy banana
Said thanks:
Old 09-16-2018, 12:37 PM   #10 (permalink)
 
sputinc7's Avatar
 
Location: Palm Bay, Florida
Zone: 9b
Name: Steve
Join Date: Mar 2016
Posts: 1,374
BananaBucks : 44,924
Feedback: 3 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 351 Times
Was Thanked 2,320 Times in 957 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 295 Times
Default Re: Got Namwa

They work against hurricanes?
__________________
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 09-16-2018, 12:41 PM   #11 (permalink)
 
crazy banana's Avatar
 
Location: San Diego
Zone: 9-11
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 1,538
BananaBucks : 339
Feedback: 61 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 2,850 Times
Was Thanked 2,733 Times in 1,044 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 1,509 Times
Default Re: Got Namwa

Quote:
Originally Posted by sputinc7 View Post
They work against hurricanes?
😂
If you ever find or invent something that will withstand hurricanes, you will be a VERY rich person.
crazy banana is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To crazy banana
Said thanks:
Old 09-16-2018, 02:55 PM   #12 (permalink)
 
sputinc7's Avatar
 
Location: Palm Bay, Florida
Zone: 9b
Name: Steve
Join Date: Mar 2016
Posts: 1,374
BananaBucks : 44,924
Feedback: 3 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 351 Times
Was Thanked 2,320 Times in 957 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 295 Times
Default Re: Got Namwa

I have an idea in my head... It involves a lot of PVC, a few nails, some bungee cords and a few sandbags. It's fully adjustable for any size plant and can hold a bunch if necessary. All I need is about $1000 and 3 hurricanes to test it out....
__________________
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:
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
Looking for - Namwa pup! 37.667910 Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 0 04-16-2018 11:59 PM
Variegated Namwa PR-Giants Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 0 09-16-2016 03:17 PM
Variegated Namwa geosulcata Main Banana Discussion 0 05-19-2016 08:29 PM
Just had some Namwa. Julian Main Banana Discussion 31 06-22-2013 06:42 PM
Namwa over wintering in NC? blownz281 Main Banana Discussion 6 09-11-2012 06:16 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:22 PM.





Follow us:
Twitter YouTube

All content © Bananas.org & the respective author.