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Old 10-18-2018, 09:10 PM   #1241 (permalink)
 
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Tree was falling over so I cut these off. Too soon but they did get ripe and tasted fine.
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Old 11-02-2018, 08:39 AM   #1242 (permalink)
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Two small tetraploid (AAAA) bunches that were both grown in a container. Container size has a direct effect on the length of the vegetative phase, plant size, and bunch size. Choosing the proper size container to achieve your goals is important.


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Mysore and FHIA-18

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Medium sized bunch of African Rhino Horn.
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Old 01-02-2019, 11:26 AM   #1247 (permalink)
 
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Believe these Orinoco are about ready for harvesting. Any suggestions of harvesting now or waiting for more yellowing? \



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Believe these Orinoco are about ready for harvesting. Any suggestions of harvesting now or waiting for more yellowing?
When it's a variety I've never harvested before, I always wait until I see at least one finger that is clearly turning yellow, and harvest just that finger -- often it is damaged an not indicative of the ripeness of the bunch. Orinoco in my climate looks very yellowish even when not really filled out and mature.
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we have planted corns they are still green yet. Few weeks needed to harvest.
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we have planted corns but they are green, few week left for harvesting.
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we have planted corns and they are yet green. harvesting will be done after few weeks.
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does anyone have any experience growing & harvesting in midwest USA?
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does anyone have any experience growing & harvesting in midwest USA?
Where are you located? By your name maybe Ohio? If so there are several others there.
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What variety of plant do you recommend for the central texas area, full sun?
I',m thinking about planting some along a fence line, I want them to grow fast.
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Cut down a nice fat bunch of SH3640. Almost forgot to remember the #1 rule in S Fla --- when the first few fingers turn solid yellow cut the bunch down. The tree ratz, aka squirrels, did a job on three fingers. Washed all the debris off and saved the bunch. And may I say --- the SH 3640 is one of the best tasting naners I grow. Went out and bought more cereal.
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Cut down a nice fat bunch of SH3640. Almost forgot to remember the #1 rule in S Fla --- when the first few fingers turn solid yellow cut the bunch down. The tree ratz, aka squirrels, did a job on three fingers. Washed all the debris off and saved the bunch. And may I say --- the SH 3640 is one of the best tasting naners I grow. Went out and bought more cereal.


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