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Old 09-14-2013, 01:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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I *think* it's about to go...? Would be my first, if so.







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Old 09-15-2013, 01:54 AM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Congratulations!
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That it is! Congratulations!
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way to go..my guess is 7 hands..
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Looks tall for a RP no?
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Hammocked, those pics are a little deceiving. The Rajapuri is sitting on a pretty high hill. It's not really as tall as the garage it's next to.
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....and they're finally ripe. Wow, that took a long time (9 months from appearance of bloom to ripe). Is that fairly normal?

As for the taste, I must say it's very similar to the DB/"Apple Bananas" I've purchased when in Hawaii. Was expecting to be disappointed, but I gotta say I like 'em.
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....and they're finally ripe. Wow, that took a long time (9 months from appearance of bloom to ripe). Is that fairly normal?

As for the taste, I must say it's very similar to the DB/"Apple Bananas" I've purchased when in Hawaii. Was expecting to be disappointed, but I gotta say I like 'em.

Did you take a photo of the bunch? How many hands, fingers and how heavy was it?
And why were you expecting to be disappointed? I have not seen any negative taste reports about Raja Puri yet
I think it seems OK for a fruit bunch to fill in and ripen in 9+ month here in Soutnern California over the winter. I am still waiting for my Ice Cream to show some signs of yellow. First hand also appeared in September 2013..

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Thanks for the info, CB. Good to know others have similar experiences here.

I didn't take a pic of the bunch...I believe it put out 7 hands, but didn't get a count of fingers prior to commencement of piehole stuffing. I'll try to get some pics posted, but the weight wasn't very impressive. Due to lack of diligent fertilizing, I don't think they filled out as much as they could have.

I saw some reports about pithy/corky centers, and was somewhat prepared for the worst. Thankfully I was wrong.
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Thanks for the info, CB. Good to know others have similar experiences here.

I didn't take a pic of the bunch...I believe it put out 7 hands, but didn't get a count of fingers prior to commencement of piehole stuffing. I'll try to get some pics posted, but the weight wasn't very impressive. Due to lack of diligent fertilizing, I don't think they filled out as much as they could have.

I saw some reports about pithy/corky centers, and was somewhat prepared for the worst. Thankfully I was wrong.
You mentioned that it was your first bunch: second bunch will always be bigger and better. Now start to fertilize, get a summer bunch and you will be in banana heaven.
Good job.
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