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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-15-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,799
Posted By Akula
Re: Patupi!!!

The original Patupi didn't make it. He got killed by the second low temp dip we had in January afer surviving the early November freeze. Thought he was going to make it. Dang it!!

The original is...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-19-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 700
Posted By edwmax
UPDATE 2020 Season of my Nana Patches

I trimmed the small nana patch this morning to get ready for the 2020 season ... AND found a supersize bloom. Anyway these pics show how the plant died back after the Jan. 21 & 22 freeze to 27...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-15-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,799
Posted By HMelendez
Re: Patupi!!!

Donald,





Really sorry to hear about your back!....Hopefully you feel much better now!.....My Patupi got to a completely halt!....Even we got a mild winter in South Florida comparing to other...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-13-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,799
Posted By geissene
Re: Patupi!!!

Sorry to hear about your back injury and potential plant loss. That stinks. I still have my patupi and its doing pretty well in my living room. Hopefully it will hang on till springtime....

Erik
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-09-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 115
Posted By Johnsk9
2019 Australian Banana Packing Championship

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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-25-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By edwmax
Re: Looking for Dwarf Banana Recommendation

Any of the dwarf varsities should work for you. The Dwarf Orinoco would grow year round at the temps you listed. While most other dwf types will go dormant at temps below 50 deg. for the winter.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-25-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By edwmax
Re: Looking for Dwarf Banana Recommendation

Any short green ones ....haha
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-25-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By bananaman20
Joy Looking for Dwarf Banana Recommendation

Hello,

I'm new to bananas.org but not new to growing bananas. I live just north east of Tampa Florida in zone: 9b. I have successfully grown the Blue Java (ice cream) banana for the past 5 years. ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-16-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By bananimal
Re: Will banana bags keep out vermin?

My Min-Pin can spot anything in the backyard that is messing around in the banana and mango areas. He runs straight to the critter and will kill it if hangs around. Greatest watchdog there...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-12-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By Iowa
Re: Will banana bags keep out vermin?

Including people LOL, every time I use a spray deterrent it rains and dilutes it out.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-12-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By beam2050
Re: Will banana bags keep out vermin?

I like it too. chain mail for bananas. pretty slick
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-12-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By Akula
Re: Will banana bags keep out vermin?

I bag my bunches with giant clear trash bags from HD. Loosely tied at the top and open at the bottom. Squirrel was able to get into the top part of the bunch and made a mess of the top hand or two....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-11-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By Iowa
Re: Will banana bags keep out vermin?

[QUOTE=Art_R;328704]Charlene,

I have a squirrel problem in my yard in Ormond Beach. They thought my banana plants were a buffet. My solution is an extreme measure, but IT WORKS. I made a bag out...
Forum: Banana Identification 12-17-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Another "Ice Cream" Mystery

def not namwah or blue java (i'm up on those varieties specs/characteristics from same id quest)
brown speckles on stem and fruit shapes look cavendish like. i'm sure a pro will have no problem...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-17-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Iowa
Still Too Early

Checked today, still too early to plant I guess. At least the days will be getting longer Monday.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=65642&size=1...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-16-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By ljos-alfar
Hi from Exeter, England

Hello! I've just landed here. I've loved banana trees and plants for decades, and about 15 years ago had a Japanese banana I was in love with but lost in a house move.

Now I'm growing some different...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-14-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By LukeSkyWRX
Building a desert banana patch, Phoenix AZ

I am planting out my property here with a variety of bananas to see what can survive and thrive in the harsh environment here. We have a range of conditions from blazing hot summers to occasional...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-07-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By Sting_stong
Joy My first inflorescence! Dwarf Orinoco, Zone 5, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

:woohoonaner:

It's finally happening! I've been growing bananas for around 10 years now, knowing that it would be a challenge to get a flower, but the hard work is paying off.

I purchased this...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-19-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,799
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Patupi!!!

Awesome man! I’m glad the pup arrived ok! I’m so sorry the wait was so long! I know you will love it! Patupi is my all time favorite tasting Musa! I love them! Just be careful with watering until it...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-17-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,799
Posted By geissene
Re: Patupi!!!

Glad you found a nice pup and I'm sure it was reasonably priced!

Hope you have good luck with it.


Erik
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-16-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,799
Posted By NativeRoots
Re: Patupi!!!

Awesome! My Patupi is kicking butt right now. It’s growing well. Best of luck!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-15-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,799
Posted By Akula
Patupi!!!

After two years finally got a Patupi delivered! Yeah! I know a lot of people have had problems with this plant but I think it has potential in zone 9a so had to take a crack at it! Will get it potted...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-06-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 460
Posted By PR-Giants
Talking Patupi with a colorful roller

:waving:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=51700 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=51700)
Forum: Bananas.org Site News 02-25-2008, 01:47 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 191,532
Posted By MediaHound
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You earn BananaBucks for posting and replying to threads. You also earn for referrals and for other actions and interactions with the site (if you...
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