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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-17-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,855
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Musa 'Aiuri', fe'i banana

Bump! On the first page is the color of the sap! More of a pinkish purple! Wow I had no clue they got that tall! Amazing!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-16-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,054
Posted By robguz24
Visit to banana greenhouse in Iceland!

Landed in Reykjavik, Iceland today for a 6 day visit. First stop after sleeping was a visit to the Agricultural University of Iceland in Hveragerđi, where they've been growing bananas since the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-26-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,604
Posted By robguz24
Pisang Raja Taste Report

UPDATE: well I should correct this as a not quite Pisang Raja taste report. This appears to be what is described in the Kepler & Rust book as Pisang Raja, but is not actually that. It is not what...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 11-01-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,368
Posted By Richard
Re: looking for FE'I bananas

Fe'i is a synonym for the Musa section Callimusa. You can read more about them on this wiki page: Musa - Bananas Wiki (
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 11-01-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,368
Posted By lukem5
Re: looking for FE'I bananas

I live in hawaii and will soon be doing an expedition to the mountains in search of wild fe'i plants. I will let you guys know how it goes thinking about going on the 3rd.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-23-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,298
Posted By robguz24
Visit to Kepler & Rust property-authors of Bananas in Hawaii book

Yesterday I had the opportunity to meet Angela Kepler and Frank Rust at their property on Maui. They were such wonderful people and were very generous with providing rare Hawaiian Mai'a keiki to me,...
Forum: Banana Identification 06-08-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By JP
Re: What this is ?

I think it's zebrina.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-11-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,314
Posted By robguz24
FHIA-01 Goldfinger taste report (

Forum: Other Plants 02-06-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By Richard
Pitahaya Production Videos from UC Extension

Pitahaya Production Playlist on YouTube (
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-09-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,201
Posted By PR-Giants
Cool Fat Manini

Still filling, third hand - 46 mm.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-28-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,322
Posted By from the sea
Re: Praying Hands Taste Report

It's funny what some people taste and others don't. When I had them, I tasted the vanilla flavor when they were ripe. I wonder if it is from different growing conditions?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-04-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,150
Posted By scashaggy
New plants

Went down to Homestead and picked up these three banana plants today. More info to...
Forum: Banana Recipes 10-01-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,849
Posted By PR-Giants
Forum: Other Plants 08-16-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,103
Posted By Snookie
Talking Moringa Plant Growing Like Crazy

As promised here are some pics of one of my more successful Moringa plants.

It's almost 12' tall at three months old Pooh Yaah....:0519:

Peace Bee with...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-14-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,739
Posted By robguz24
Hurricane(ish) Iselle banana damage

It hasn't really made the national news. Probably because nobody died. But 1 week ago Hurricane Iselle hit our island and was downgraded to a Tropical Storm at the last minute, preserving the fact...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-13-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By robguz24
Rose Taste Report
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-30-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By sunfish
Joy Re: Who's growing Royal Hawaiian Banana ?

:woohoonaner: (
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-29-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 820
Posted By PR-Giants
Bananas Brindando She's a Beautiful Royal Hawaiian Manini Banana

Well, she's kinda ugly, but she's stable and pushing.

Not sure if a Royal Hawaiian Manini is allowed push or if there's a

helper, something like The Groom of the Stool...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-29-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By sunfish
Joy Who's growing Royal Hawaiian Banana ?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-04-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By PR-Giants
Cool Variegated Mahoi

May 4
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 05-02-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,117
Posted By PR-Giants
Cool AeAe Macro Propagation technique made simple

Technique on African Rhino Horn (

Same technique on AeAe

Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-27-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 556
Posted By sunfish
Joy Keikis AE AE (
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-21-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,000
Posted By servatusprime
Kandrian Taste Report (
Forum: Other Plants 04-12-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By sunfish
Talking Morus Tree

:waving: (
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-09-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,039
Posted By robguz24
Taste Report - Fe'i (type unknown)

Well I had recently learned that someone was selling Fe'i bananas at the Hilo Farmers Market but I hadn't seen them myself until today. I was thrilled! One vendor had part of a bunch. They were sold...
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