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Old 11-08-2012, 09:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default True Blue Java - found a source!

Visited a club members open house this year a just remembered he was growing the BJ. Went back yesterday and got some pics and several pups. Traded for a big Pisang Klotek sucker.

Check out the narrow leaves, height and the blueness of the 2 bunches on one of the mats. He's got 3 more large mats - lots of pups.







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Old 11-08-2012, 09:20 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Visited a club members open house this year a just remembered he was growing the BJ. Went back yesterday and got some pics and several pups. Traded for a big Pisang Klotek sucker.

Check out the narrow leaves, height and the blueness of the 2 bunches on one of the mats. He's got 3 more large mats - lots of pups.







I'm probably wrong but I don't think that's B.Java
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Old 11-08-2012, 10:18 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Tell me why!? Height, stem and fruit color look good. Also fruit shape and size.

That's why I posted the pics before I ship any out.

What are they------ True Blue ------- or new compost material?

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Tell me why!? Height, stem and fruit color look good. Also fruit shape and size.

That's why I posted the pics before I ship any out.

What are they------ True Blue ------- or new compost material?
I might need glasses
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To me fruit shape and p-stem
Let see what Gabe or Mark say
I might need glasses

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[quote=bananimal;208776]Visited a club members open house this year a just remembered he was growing the BJ. Went back yesterday and got some pics and several pups. Traded for a big Pisang Klotek sucker.

Check out the narrow leaves, height and the blueness of the 2 bunches on one of the mats. He's got 3 more large mats - lots of pups.



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Default Re: True Blue Java - found a source!

Maybe in a month or less one of those bunches will be closer to ripe and then you'll be able to see "blue"
because Im no expert I can't even begin to toss around my thoughts ...
But if there is blue on those bunches its just not showing in the picture. blue can get hidden in the green. so if banamail says Blue then they are blue ...
Tonys picture is screaming blue ha hs
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Trebor, the blue is there until they ripen, then it looks like white powder over yellow skin.

Did they look more blue in person? Maybe your camera is not capturing the color correctly?
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It would be easier to tell if the male buds were left on, but they look more like Namwahs to me.
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Trebor, the blue is there until they ripen, then it looks like white powder over yellow skin.

Did they look more blue in person? Maybe your camera is not capturing the color correctly?
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I'm sure these are real but I have to say the white balance of this photo is off making them appear more blue than they really are.
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I'm sure these are real but I have to say the white balance of this photo is off making them appear more blue than they really are.
The wall looks blue. Hey! Did Tony spray paint those naners?
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It would be easier to tell if the male buds were left on, but they look more like Namwahs to me.
Gabe ---- if Tonys pic is the BJ then I have to agree with you cause of fruit shape. The blue fruit have a blunted flower end. The pics I took have a tapered tip just like Namwah.

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Are you wearing your blue tinted shades again ?
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Gabe ---- if Tonys pic is the BJ then iI have agree with you cause of fruit shape. The blue fruit have a blunted flower end. The pics I took have a tapered tip just like Namwah.
You could of agreed with me
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Dan find a source for the blue ones that turn white or is it the white ones that turn blue?

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They are not true Blue Java / Ice Cream. They are Namwah (Pisang Awak). Here's why: they aren't blue enough, the pedicels on the fruit are too short, the fruit are not angular enough, and the pistils are retained on the fruit. Any one of these traits alone might not be enough to confidently distinguish the two plants, but together they make a clear case.
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Another false lead to the elusive TRUE Blue Java Ice Cream. If anybody has it, maybe we could have it TC'd by Agristats?
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You could of agreed with me
Hey --- aren't you always saying next to a pic "here is my blah blah that was sold as a blah blah but it's really a blah blah blah. I am the bananimal and I endorse this statement

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