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Old 09-07-2014, 12:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm desiring to compile a list of banana varieties that produce extra large to large fruit. Could anybody help me out? Could you mention the:

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2.) size of fruit (inches)
3.) number of fingers
4.) number of hands

Thank you all so much!
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Old 09-07-2014, 08:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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In addition to differences among varieties, parts 2-4 also depend on climate and growing conditions, so information from people growing bananas near you will probably be most representative of what you can expect.

The one I grow that makes the largest fruit in my yard is Monthan.

1. Monthan
2. 6-8" but very fat, averaging 300 g per fruit.
3. Around 100
4. Around 10
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Large as in weight or length?
Hua Moa are 5 to 9 inches in length and can weigh more than a pound. Usually you have a 25 lbs bunch with 25-35 fingers. It is often considered more of a plantain but I sell tons of it to people who eat them ripe and raw

FHIA 17 are usually 7-9+ inches in length and larger fruit approach 200g. Bunches are large with 10+ hands being normal. 150 fingers on a 50 lbs bunch would be standard
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Anybody in fl (besides going bananas) that'd be willing to trade for a fhia17 or monthan?
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SH-3640 get huge.

Rhino Horns get big too.

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Anybody in fl (besides going bananas) that'd be willing to trade for a fhia17 or monthan?
I have a few FHIA 17
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Anybody in fl (besides going bananas) that'd be willing to trade for a fhia17 or monthan?
From studies I've read, the Fhia-02 outperforms the Fhia-17 in the subtropics.
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From studies I've read, the Fhia-02 outperforms the Fhia-17 in the subtropics.
Which subtropics?

I did a quick review and I see in Brazil it did better than FHIA-17, but in South Africa it did much worse.
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There is a kind of Banana here in Brazil...........called "Banana da Terra"............I don´t know it´s name in English............

But here there are few pictures of this..........





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I did a quick review and I see in Brazil it did better than FHIA-17, but in South Africa it did much worse.
There are also many studies in Asia.
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This is from Solomon Islands...........

And it belongs to Fehi group............

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Here´s a video that have huge bananas..............but I cannot understand the name of it.....................it appears at 0.25 seconds........and at 1.20 seconds..........

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I'm desiring to compile a list of banana varieties that produce extra large to large fruit. Could anybody help me out? Could you mention the:

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3.) number of fingers
4.) number of hands

Thank you all so much!
Best wishes. Whether they will actually produce large fruit in zone 9 is another question. Typically we're talking about zone 12.
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