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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-24-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 55,722
Posted By rick2001
Re: Gros Michel

Hi There.
My G.M. is growing fine.....
in two weeks it sprouted two leaves.... ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-23-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,817
Posted By damaclese
Merry Christmas

thoe i dont see or chat with many here any more i still think about you all from time to time
Have the Marryest of Holadys
Paul AKA Damacalese :santananer: :santananer: :santananer:
Forum: European Section 12-22-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,372
Posted By Dalmatiansoap
Re: Veinte Cohol available from Thailand

Two weeks update
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=39455&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=39455&ppuser=4565)
:woohoonaner:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-20-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,921
Posted By Olafhenny
Re: Last night burned bad

Actually not quite, it depends on where you live. And it mostly affects the regions along the Pacific Rim, though El Niņo seems to reduce, while La Niņa is reputed to increase the frequency and...
Forum: Hydroponics 12-18-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,913
Posted By wordwiz
Like roots? A DWC grow

I started a Dwarf Cavendish in a DWC system (5-gallon bucket) the last week of September. Here's a picture of part of the root system less than three months...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-15-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,921
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: Last night burned bad

Bananas are a little bit different than other plants, they will actually get damaged at above freezing because the sap congeals at low temperatures. Wind can burn leaves, I've seen it with my own...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-15-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,921
Posted By Olafhenny
Re: Last night burned bad

Hi Nicolas,

wind or no wind, I cannot see how any plant can sustain that kind of damage at above freezing temperatures. It takes ice crystals, which form within cells and crush their structure to...
Forum: Contests! 12-15-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,115
Posted By momoese
Re: Guess the Dwarf Brazilian Bunch Size

Woot! :0521:

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m161/momoese/2010-12-15160851.jpg
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-15-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,921
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Last night burned bad

Everything that was under 5' tall got toasted last night, so I've got about 1200 very ugly looking plants. On the bright side, the plants with fruit came through OK.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-07-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,519
Posted By floridagrower
2011 Winter Update from North Florida!

Here is this year's first frost report. Here are some more side by side comparisons of bananas fully exposed and with no protection. Since we sort of ease into the winter like an old man into a warm...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-05-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,460
Posted By island cassie
Re: Orinoco question?

Well Jamie - it seems to depend which strain of Orinoco you have. I had one plant that was a heavy cropper but with only average flavour - this is now compost. But the other Orinoco is delicious...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-05-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,460
Posted By Greenie
Re: Orinoco question?

congrats!.....but you will soon find out there are better tasting bananas out there.
Once they turn yellow they are good to go and don't let them over ripen.
They make great "tostones" though when...
Forum: Other Plants 12-04-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,613
Talking Re: New worlds hottest chili - the Naga Viper

http://i375.photobucket.com/albums/oo193/hollyberrylady08/2nd%20album/funny210.jpg


:ha::ha::ha:


: )
Forum: Other Plants 12-03-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,613
Posted By bananimal
New worlds hottest chili - the Naga Viper

This is an excerpt from an article in response to the Daily Mail story

"Yes, the Naga Viper, the latest claimant to the world's-hottest-pepper crown, outdistances its predecessor, the Bhut Jolokia,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-03-2010, 03:23 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 55,722
Posted By rick2001
Re: Gros Michel

:woohoonaner::woohoonaner::woohoonaner::woohoonaner:

My G.M. Corm is alive and growing...
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 11-25-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,693
Posted By Bob
Re: Happy Thanksgiving, America!

http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss149/bob_075/DSCN0773.jpg


New "traditional" Thanksgiving breakfast......... Waffles with Ice cream bananas!:ha:
Happy football....ah.... turkey day everyone!
Forum: Contests! 11-21-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,115
Posted By Richard
Joy Guess the Dwarf Brazilian Bunch Size

Wow, I've been super busy at the nursery and almost forgot about my Dwarf Brazilian bud! Guess the correct total number of fingers that form in the bunch and win a prize. Shipping via USPS...
Forum: Fruit 11-03-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,605
Posted By Richard
Re: Peach Tree

Christian makes a good point that plants feed on inorganic minerals -- not organic plant material.

Rock dust is a by-product of rock crushers at quarries. They give it away for free. The minerals...
Forum: Bananas.org Site News 09-15-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,164
Posted By MediaHound
Re: Now you'll know when anyone clicks Thanks on your posts

Yes, I rearranged those smileys. I put some others in there and removed some that weren't used much.
So don't click them with your eyes closed or you may give some the wrong impression. :ha:
Forum: Bananas.org Site News 09-14-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,164
Posted By MediaHound
Now you'll know when anyone clicks Thanks on your posts

If you post something useful on the forums here, it's extremely likely that some other members will show their gratitude by clicking the "Thanks" button on your post.
The "Thanks" button is a subtle...
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 09-11-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,535
Posted By cherokee_greg
I'm In the Hospital

Hi every one. I'm in the hospital. I've been here for week. The doctors have found two growths. One in my left lung, the other in the airway. So far no tests have come back cancerous. They did a...
Forum: Tiki Hut 04-03-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,599
Posted By cherokee_greg
Poo eating plant

Anyone ever heard of the poo eating plant ? Check this out.
Recent research shows that the giant montane pitcher plant of Borneo -- the largest carnivorous plant in the world -- is designed to eat...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 02-05-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,999
Posted By sunfish
Re: Who want to germinate some very cool seeds?

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=29522&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=29522&ppuser=2868)
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 02-02-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,975
Posted By Randy4ut
Question Is This A Banana Forum Or...

a photo storage site!?!?!?! Sorry, but it seems like this site is becoming a place for storing pics from everything from family portraits to many other non related pics!!! Hey, I can appreciate...
Forum: Tiki Hut 01-29-2010, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,261
Posted By novisyatria
Under a hundreds year old Tree

Today i went to Bogor Botanical garden, and take photo myself under giant tree. its maybe a hundreds year old tree!!!...
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