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Old 03-31-2019, 08:11 AM   #101 (permalink)
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*****An Update!*****




Woohooo!....Musa Mai'a Iholena (Iholena Iholena) made it!....She is opening the new leaf exactly 7 days after I received her in 03/23/2019!....Amazing!.....

Pictures from 03/30/2019.....














Also, Musa Tall Red Iholena also made it!....She keeps pushing out the new cigar leaf!.....Very beautiful Iholena Variety!.....I received her in 03/23/2019 too!.....

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Musa Señorita 40 Days (Cuarenta Días) Update!.....Look how big she is!.....She has been outside getting acclimatize for almost 2 weeks now!.....Hopefully she will be transplant to the ground soon!......

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Beautiful, big and healthy, love the pics Hector!
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[quote=HMelendez;322685]*****An Update!*****




Woohooo!....Musa Mai'a Iholena (Iholena Iholena) made it!....She is opening the new leaf exactly 7 days after I received her in 03/23/2019!....Amazing!.....

Pictures from 03/30/2019.....













Also, Musa Tall Red Iholena also made it!....She keeps pushing out the new cigar leaf!.....Very beautiful Iholena Variety!.....I received her in 03/23/2019 too!.....

Pictures from 03/30/2019.....















Musa Señorita 40 Days (Cuarenta Días) Update!.....Look how big she is!.....She has been outside getting acclimatize for almost 2 weeks now!.....Hopefully she will be transplant to the ground soon!......

Pictures from 03/28/2019......








*****An Update is coming soon!*****[/QUOTE

The plants are looking Great Hector. With all the warm sunny days we are having in South Florida Bananas are growing faster every day. John
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Woohooo!....Musa Mai'a Iholena (Iholena Iholena) made it!....She is opening the new leaf exactly 7 days after I received her in 03/23/2019!....Amazing!.....


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Thank you John!.....Indeed!....We are having some nice warm sunny days in South Florida!.....Nanas are thriving!....





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Old 04-01-2019, 10:43 AM   #107 (permalink)
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Thank you Mike!....Indeed!.....Must be the Nana soilless mix along with the warm sunny days that we are having in South Florida!.....






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*****An Update!*****



All pictures from 03/31/2019......



Woohooo!.....Musa Maoli Dwarf Kaualau opened her first leaf since I received her in 03/23/2109!....She made it!...She started to push out the new cigar leaf already!....














Musa Virupakshi, the hill Nana from India, opened her first leaf since I received her in 03/23/2019!....She made it too!....














Red African Rhino Horn Plantain Update!.....Look how beautiful and a pretty Plantain Variety she is!...."Frenchie" Plantain and Tall Red Iholena Nana are going to have some very tough/hard competition!.....LOL!....














PR Morado Nana Variety bunch Update!....Stunning purple hue with reddish/burgundy colors!....Just amazing colors!....Also, check the thread that John (Johnsk9) posted.....Very nice video!..... purple banana tree that I spotted in São Paulo











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Old 04-21-2019, 08:20 AM   #109 (permalink)
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Woohooo!.....Finally!.....Maricongo Plantain made it!......I'm posting sequential pictures to appreciate the different developing stages!.....I will wait until it opens, at least 5 to 6 leaves, then to the ground!....



The first picture when I received the big corm and transplanted to a big pot using pool filter silica coarse sand and lots of perlite mix in 03/16/2019.......





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Picture from 03/28/2019.....





Picture from 03/30/2019....





Picture from 04/07/2019.....






Pictures from 04/12/2019.....








Pictures from 04/13/2019......







I just give her a little help, exposing the new growing point!.....







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Picture from 04/15/2019....I cut all the brown stuff out!....





Picture from 04/16/2019....





Picture from 04/17/2019.....





Pictures from 04/18/2019.....







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how often do you water these corms in the sand ?
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Congrats Hector, i am happy for you, can't wait to see her grow.

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I added water only once a week!.....Very critical to add only the required watering at this stage!......





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*****An Update!*****



Maricongo Plantain just opened the new beautiful leaf!.....


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looking fantastic there hector. all these pics tilted my computer. [not to worry I propped it up with a pencil]
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Looking great my bro! Those guys are going nuts! I hear there is a new plantain in your future!! Hahaha
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Thank you bro!.....Surprise, surprise!......New Plantain Variety in my future!......Awesome bro!......Woohoooo!.......Yeeehaaa!.....






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