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Old 05-11-2017, 08:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My latest acquisitions!....Two (2) FHIA-2 "Mona Lisa", Two (2) Pisang Ceylon (Improved Mysore) and One (1) FHIA-3 "Sweetheart".....I will do a comparison between The two (2) FHIA-2 "Mona Lisa's" and The two (2) Pisang Ceylon (Improved Mysore's).....



Thanks to forum members Ty (Tytaylor77) , Anke (Crazy Banana), Mushtaq (Mushtaq86) and Don from Going Bananas, I was able to acquired the three (3) 'nana varieties!..........Thank you guys for the contribution and support!....



Pictures of some of the 'nana plants!....I will include, add up pictures of the rest, as soon as they recover!....I have them in pots just for now....Some of them will be trans-plant it to the ground soon!....



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FHIA-2 "Mona Lisa" #1.....







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FHIA-3 "Sweetheart"......








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TARS FHIA-1 "Goldfinger" is getting big, tall!....growing nicely!.....







FHIA-17 "Kabana" also growing fast!.....







I'm currently growing TARS FHIA-1 "Goldfinger", FHIA-2 "Mona Lisa", FHIA-3 "Sweetheart", FHIA-17 "Kabana", SH-3640 "High Noon' and FHIA-21 Plantain!....I'm done with The FHIA family!....



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Old 05-11-2017, 10:54 AM   #2 (permalink)
 
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All your Fhia are bigger than mine xD congrats
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Looking good.
That Pisang Ceylon is ready to go in the ground soon.
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Thanks Danny (Danounet) and Anke (crazy banana)!....

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Your FHIA 'nana varieties will grow in no time!....


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Definitely, that Pisang Ceylon will go to the ground soon!....The Pisang Ceylon that you sent me is recovering well!....
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Looking awesome Hector! Can't wait to see how they compare to each other.
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Very nice Hector! Your plants are growing awsome. Your magic continues.
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No one will be talking about (Going Bananas) in the next few years, because (Melendez banana farm), is going to be the one stop shop for everyone lol
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Thanks Ty, Mark and Mushtaq!


Definitely, it will be very interesting to see and compare them growing once they are trans-planted to the ground!.....


That its funny Mushtaq!.......hahahaha.......LOL........Still, I got a lot of respect and admiration for Don and Katie!.....An awesome and a very special place they have at Going Bananas!.....
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*****An Update!*****



All the 'Nanas made it and growing nicely!....The last two recovered very well!....They are pushing and/or opening new leaves!.....


All pictures taken on May 10, 2017.....



FHIA-2 "Mona Lisa" #1.....








FHIA-2 "Mona Lisa" #2.....One of the last 'Nanas to recover!....Recovered very well!....






FHIA-3 "Sweetheart".....








Pisang Ceylon "Improved Mysore" #1.....Pupping while still in the pot!....Amazing!....










Pisang Ceylon "Improved Mysore" #2.....Also, one of the last 'Nanas to recover!....Recovered very well too!....







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Plants are looking great Hector, how long before you put them in the ground.
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They probably will be trans-planted to the ground in a couple of weeks max!.....
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Where do you live sir? I need your address. Totally not trying to steal all your bananas.
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thanks for all your informative pics. you helped me with a couple of tcs I bought the mona lisa. saw the red on the leaves. keep it up always enjoyed your pics.
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Amazing growth Hector! You know how to grow bananas that's for sure! Love the updates! Keep them coming.
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Looking great Hector! Slow down on the pixie dust. You are going to break the pots.😄
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I am located/live in "Area 51!".....
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Old 05-25-2017, 06:50 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Thank you walkinbeam, Ty and Mark!....


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hahaha!.....LOL.....I just adding a small portion of "MIDAS touch" to the pots!.....
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*****Update!*****


Last Update before the 'Nanas will be trans-planted to the ground soon!.....


Has been raining for the last 8 days every afternoon-evening in South Florida!.....Seems like it will continue for the next couple of days!....As you can see by the pictures, all 'Nanas are still growing fast, steady, nicely!.....Has been pouring banana nectar, water from heaven lately!......LOL.....


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Thanks for following the thread!......Next Update, 'Nana plants will be trans-planted on the ground!......
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Amazing growth Hector! You better hurry with that bed or your gonna need a crane to get them transplanted!
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So you are in SFL! Im closing in!~

Nice growth, Im waiting on my first Flower my self, the orinoco has grown like crazy, if it is an orinoco that is
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