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Old 10-28-2010, 12:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Contest! Guess Banana Variety #4

About the banana plant -
  • It was transplanted as a pup into this 5-gallon pot on August 2, 2010.
  • It is a fruiting hybrid, not a Musa species.
  • It is listed in the Bananas.org Wiki.
The first person to correctly guess the name of this banana cultivar pictured below wins a free banana plant of their choice (including shipping to most countries) from a list that includes this particular individual and other 2-gallon size plants I have available to give away at the time.

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Old 10-28-2010, 01:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Thanks for the contest Richard, good luck everyone.
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Old 10-28-2010, 03:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
 
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I'm gonna guess Goldfinger
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Old 10-28-2010, 04:38 PM   #4 (permalink)
 
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Thanks for another contest Richard!!!

I would say Dwarf Orinoco.
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Blue Java-IceCream
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I'm just going to guess Ladyfinger. Thanks again Richard
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My guess is Manzano!

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Dwarf Namwah . Thanks Richard!
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Mysore.
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Dwarf Cavendish
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misi luki?
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Thanks for another contest Richard! My guess is FHIA-3 Sweetheart.
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Sh-3008
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Old 10-30-2010, 01:12 PM   #14 (permalink)
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my guess is Brazilian
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The incorrect guesses so far are ...

Blue Java (aka Ice Cream) : bananadude
Brazilian : microfarmer
Dwarf Cavendish : alemily
Dwarf Namwah : blownz281
Dwarf Orinoco : Kostas
FHIA-3 Sweetheart : GoAngels
Goldfinger : mbfirey
Ladyfinger : Willow87
Manzano : Jananas Bananas
Misi Luki : natej740
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Old 11-01-2010, 09:52 PM   #16 (permalink)
 
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I would say Rajapuri.
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Old 11-01-2010, 10:48 PM   #17 (permalink)
 
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Thanks, Richard
My guess is Mona Lisa - FHIA-02
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Hello- Possibly a Mahoi (Double)
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Old 11-02-2010, 07:09 AM   #19 (permalink)
 
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Cardaba. Thanks Richard.

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Old 11-02-2010, 07:13 AM   #20 (permalink)
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I ll skipp this one but this contest is a great chance to win a great plant!
Thanks for another contest Richard!
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