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Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 05-10-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,671
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: MRFC Rare Fruit Tree Sale

I have always wanted to go also! I have heard first hand how amazing the sale is. Go if you can!!

That’s sad about the mites!

We are in such an amazing area to grow! South FL better than me!...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-09-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,997
Posted By Abnshrek
Re: Veinte Cohol

2017 was just another year my Veinte Cohol fruited, except this time it was in a pot probably cuz I was to lazy to stick it in the ground.. I'll never do that again, cuz those normally delicious...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-19-2017, 03:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By Mark Anthony Phair
California Fires

Dear Readers: requested I take a few moments to participate in some discussion or post a new thread, since I'd not been to visit the site since November 25, 2017.

I've chosen to post a...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-17-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By obdiah
a successfull zone 7 experiment

well for the last two years I have been working on a way to grow edible bananas in zone 7 in a pit type green house with no supplemental heat after some experimenting I have a rajah puri with a...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 07-12-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By sputinc7
Re: Fusarium/panama disease

Don't get me started on doctors and drug companies... Sorry to hear of it all, though.
I am surprised you would have a fusarium wilt issue in such a dry area, as it is a fungus.
It seems you would...
Forum: Banana Identification 07-03-2017, 02:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,719
Posted By crazy banana
Re: Ice Cream or Namwa?

I disagree. Just because someone calls the Namwah an IceCream banana, mis-labels plants for simply monetary gain, does not make it the real IceCream Blue Java.
Especially on a forum like
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-23-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,761
Posted By meizzwang
American Goldfinger FHIA 1 taste report with pics

It took 10 long months from the day the first flower opened until the day we had our first taste of American Goldfinger (FHIA-1) and it was worth the wait! The plants were grown outdoors in Northern...
Forum: Tiki Hut 02-27-2016, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By robguz24
Re: Visiting Hawaii

Wow, where to begin? It depends so much on what kinds of things you like to do and how active you are. Are you like a "I want to walk 5 minutes and see something" kind of person or more of a "I want...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-07-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 962
Posted By DMAtlas
South Florida Farm

Hey! so im moving to south florida. I just got 5 acres made available to me to start a sustainable agriculture project. I am setting it up as a demonstration site, where we can help people create...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-28-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By jcoffey
Animated GIF of one of my plants

This plant is one of four grand nain plants I purchased and planted at the same time. The plant was purchased from Florida Hill Nursery and the animation started on June 10, 2015 (a couple days after...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-20-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,429
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: dozen cultivars that will produce 150 lbs of fruit per inflorescence ...

They are probably all cultivars of Cavendish grown under cover. The biggest bunch grown, according to Guinness, was on the Canary Islands and it was 287 lbs. I get excited when I get over 60 lbs.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-08-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 38,621
Posted By Going Bananas
Re: Florida Hill Nursery?

Thats the reason why I keep resurrecting this thread
to warn/advice people before they order.
That is also why my ID requests are in this thread.
Like you, I read it after I received the...
Forum: Site News 08-03-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,941
Posted By Olafhenny
Re: "The US is no longer a Democracy" J.Carter

Correct! Many countries are corrupt through and through. That is not the case in the US.
The general population is honest but the Congress is the most corrupt institution in any
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-02-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,321
Posted By kjpalm
Re: How can you guys put up with all the adds?

Welcome to 2015! Ads are generally tailored to previous things you've looked up. If you're looking at ahem adult material ahem, you will have ads that will entice you to their site. So... Based on...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-27-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,463
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: I am now a PhD

I am not a quack doctor though, although I don't know that dirt doctor lends me any more credence.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-27-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: Is it possible to have too many bananas

If you are not interested in selling, there are charities that would love the fruit. During the summer months I usually have more than I can sell, so I donate them to a charitable organization that...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-27-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By luisport
Re: Is it possible to have too many bananas

You can sell to local stores or in your home...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-27-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By redswe
Is it possible to have too many bananas


I just went out and counted 21 bunches in various stages of production , I can only eat, freeze for smoothies and give away so many..
My Ice cream is the culprit it is in banana overdrive...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-26-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,463
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
I am now a PhD

I haven't walked across the stage, but I am done. Dissertation successfully defended and accepted by the University of Florida for publication. I will walk on Friday, August 7th in Gainesville,...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 07-03-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,337
Posted By Coug99
Gran Nain Flowering

Finally after 4 years of pulling it in every winter I got a great surprise this morning when I went to water. I checked on my Gran Nain and found a flag leaf coming out. It is going to be...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-09-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By PR-Giants
Arrow Homage to Kenneth Shepherd

“Pacovan Ken” is the name of a new
banana variety launched by Embrapa
Mandioca e Fruticultura in homage to
the eminent international scientist
Kenneth Shepherd, one of the breeders
of the...
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 05-03-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,137
Posted By jmoore
Re: triple bud on Velutina

As a bit of an update this was a pup I removed from the same corm that had the multiflowered stem.

Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 01-06-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,774
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
My son was born

My future helper (
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-03-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,016
Posted By crazy banana
Re: I'm lost...

Homegrown bananas are priceless yummy ;)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-26-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 714
Posted By TommyMacLuckie
"A Regular Banana" In India Is...

I went to southern India this summer with my wife and Louisiana family. It was a great experience. The weather was great. The food was great and the people were interesting, most of them pleasant....
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